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Date Printed: 7/22/2014
Tablas Creek Cotes de Tablas Blanc 2010
Tablas Creek Cotes de Tablas Blanc 2010
(search item no. 113082)
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Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 90 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 7/22/2014: $21.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2012 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 91 points
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2012 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2005 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2010 CĂ´tes de Tablas Blanc features a serious nose, minty with stone fruits and honeydew lurking underneath. The mouth is broad and rich, peaches and cream, but dry, with a very long finish with a hint of tannin reminiscent of red apple skins, cream, and rocks, nicely saline at the end.

Blend: 54% Viognier, 30% Grenache Blanc, 8% Marsanne and 8% Roussanne

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About Tablas Creek Vineyard:

The Perrins of Chateau de Beaucastel and Robert Haas, their importer since 1970, founded Tablas Creek Vineyard in 1990. They chose their 1600-foot elevation site in West Paso Robles' Las Tablas because of its chalky clay soils and its climate similar to the southern Rhone Valley. They imported selected French cuttings of Mourvedre, Grenache, Syrah and Counoise and multiplied, grafted and planted their own vines, which they farm organically. This blended wine, in the image of Chateauneuf-du-Pape, is 100% estate-grown and bottled.