a luscious, complex Chenin — 7 days ago
Christina Loved. Soft tannins, black fruit — a month ago
PerUs Wine Company Proprietary Red Wine Alessio 2016, Napa Valley, California
To celebrate 15,000 followers on Vivino, i had to open something special.
Inky in color with a short reddish rim.
Strong nose of blackberries, black plums, cedar, light earth, licorice, vanilla, eucalyptus, chocolates, alcohol, herbs, coffee, spices and black pepper.
Full bodied, bold and smooth, with medium acidity and long legs.
Dry on the palate and extremely fruity with blackberries, black currants, cooked cherries, figs, raisins, vanilla, cedar, cola, licorice, chocolates, tobacco, spices, alcohol, peppercorn and coffee.
Long finished with fine grained tannins and cherries.
This is just too delicious. What a great red from Napa Valley. An excellent Bordeaux blend.
Rich, dense, opulent, spicy, bold and elegant. Showing nice complexity with a great mouthfeel. Powerful and not for the timid.
Loved the nose and smelled on it for a while.
Although this is so tasty now, it is a sin to open it this young, as it has so much more potential. Will age nicely in the next 5 to 15 years.
The only other wine that I gave such a high score, at this young age, was the Penfolds Grange. I would love to try the two together at the same time. That would be very interesting.
Good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up. I gave it 6 hours in a decanter, and checked it periodically. Tannins come in after 6 hours, so be patient.
Good by itself or with food. A fabulous wine to share with friends and talk about.
I paired it with a charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.
15.2% alcohol by volume.
$300. — 7 days ago
Tastes like the non-alcoholic sparkling cider you get at thanksgiving. So v tasty. — a month ago
Floral and fun for an attempt to defeat fascism!!!!! — a month ago
Eucalyptus and mint for sure. Gina of blackberry and black currant. Australian in its brashness for sure — a month ago
Green apple, lemon zest, walnut skin, smoke, lentil, and beeswax. Searing acidity. Called it a Hunter Semillon in a blind tasting, ugh. Never would have expected it to be of 14% alcohol! — a month ago
Held up way better than expected for a sub-$15 bottle of Bordeaux I picked up during a rare sale of DC’d items at Wholefoods years ago. Plums, oak spices and underbrush. Merlot majority blend paired well with tri tip w/romanesco sauce. A little hotter on the finish than I like my BDX to be, but overall very satisfying. Much better than other Bordeaux’s I’ve had in this price range. — a month ago