2008 Ripe Tannins Wine
Don Melchor is a bright ruby red. Expressive and complex chocolate, black cherry and ripe plum mingle with coffee and cassis aromas. Full-bodied with red fruit flavors and ripe tannins that lead to a long and juicy finish.
Chile, South America
Item No. 113924
This bold yet well-balanced Zinfandel bursts with the aromas and flavors of ripe plums, blackberries and spicy peppercorn. Ripe, firm tannins are softened by a subtle oak presence. The 2008 Lake Sonoma Dry Creek Zinfandel is an excellent pairing for robust dishes such as grilled or roasted meats and flavorful pasta sauces.Blend: 91% Zinfandel, 9% Petite Sirah
Sonoma County, California
Item No. 110981
Inviting aromas of black cherries, plums and sweet spices, with notes of roses and black pepper, elegant and lush on the palate with ripe round tannins and a long finish.
Item No. 121589
Dark red velvet, saturated color, reminiscent of heavy theatre curtains. The first act for this wine unleashes a veritable symphony of powerful aromas: chocolate, cassis, forest floor, cedar and roasted espresso bean. The palate is weighty, constructed with densely layered ripe mountain tannins and flamboyant flavors of ripe blackberry and dark plum. Boasting tremendous length, the finish ...
Sonoma County, California
Item No. 125361
This fine wine displays a saturated, almost opaque black-red color. The aromatics show blackberry, violets and liquorice, which are inter-mingled with vanilla, graphite and nuances of cigar box and sandalwood. On the palate the wine is rich and opulent, and shows layers of sweet fruit with a superb integration of oak and fruit, reflecting supple and ripe tannins.
Item No. 123643
Planted in their vineyards is very old Grenache of nearly 60 years,as well as 40 year old plantings of Syrah. Serious leaf-pulling andcrop-thinning is practiced each vintage by the Darde brothers toensure maximum ripeness and deep, saturated wines. To say theleast, we are proud of the results. The Grenache is tank-fermented, with a small portion of the Syrah cask-aged. Rich ...
Item No. 126919
Critical Acclaim "One of the top successes of the vintage, this blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot was harvested between October 8 and 24. The late harvest ensured perfect ripeness as evidenced by the sweet bouquet of black cherries, lead pencil shavings, cassis and subtle barbecue smoke. Well-balanced with good acidity, ...
Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
Item No. 103569
Deep ruby red color of great intensity. Round and balanced. Highly concentrated on the palate. Ripe tannins. Long spicy finish.
Argentina, South America
Item No. 129614
The 2008 vintage of Plexus is an intricately structured blend comprised of rich and vibrant fruit from Barossa Valley's old, low yielding vines. A true refection of Barossa's soil and climate, Plexus expresses aromatic red fruits that are supported by ripe plums and earthy spice and savory oak characters. The palate is rich, round and full of concentrated, bright berry ...
Barossa Valley, Australia
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Item No. 129994
Critical Acclaim "In the powerful style of Lynch-Bages, although perhaps less exuberant than usual. Instead the concentration comes from juicy fruit, which gives it the a softer quality. Even so, it still has solid tannins, dense texture and always the promise of good aging." 94 Points Wine Enthusiast "A sensational effort for the vintage, this textured, opulent, superb Lynch Bages ...
Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Item No. 103700