Napa Valley Red Blend


Thirtieth Anniversary 30 Red Blend 2016

Blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot & 2% Malbec, deep Ruby with aromas of berry fruits with spice, herb and earthy notes. On the palate flavors of blackberry, ripe cherry and blueberry with currants, cigar box spice, cedar, floral herbs and earthy notes. Meaty fine tannins, long finish, ending with fruit, spice, earth and cedar notes. Very Nice! — a day ago

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Napa Valley Red Blend 2014

Celebratory night for a good friend who loves Napa Cabs. This was a welcomed party crasher. — 9 days ago

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Reid Family Vineyards

J. Kirkwood Napa Valley Red Blend 2017

Nice Napa blend. Purple color. Oak and pine needles on nose. Full body, dry, mild tannins. Blackberry, black cherry. — 15 days ago

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Merryvale Vineyards

Oakville Grade Red Wine 2015

Ming L

An oddly-named bottling. “Oakville Grade”? I suppose majority of the juicy from Oakville, but I could not find much information on this 15’ blend.
Gentle nose of red cherry, blueberry, black currant, creme de cassis, fresh herbs, and vanilla. The medium to full body feels weightless at times. Full of fresh sweet (a bit too sweet for me) cherries flavor. Silky, plush, almost feminine. Finely grained sweet tannins.
From magnum. This is still very primary, and will have a long life ahead.
— 7 days ago

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Blackbird Vineyards

Contrarian Red Bordeaux Blend 2014

Deep garnet with a nose of creme de cassis, berry jam, gunsmoke, molasses, and a bit of coffee with cream. Tannin and fruit are great on this wine with slightly high acidity which gives it a long tart cherry finish. Birthday wine! — 6 days ago

Shay, Eric and 3 others liked this

School House Vineyard

Mezcolanza Zinfandel Blend 2016

So good, this is time-travel Zinfandel, just like the better producers made it in the 70s. (I don’t know how the trend got to the point where 15%+ jam monsters are the norm, but it did.) This has a nice youthful saturated color. Nose is very pure, spicy blackberry, with nose-tingly acids showing, spice, and loads of crushed stone minerality. At once lively and rich in the mouth, it’s got great, focused brambly Zin fruit and crisp—yes, crisp—acids. Bone dry. A bit of tannic structure and a nice rocky, gravelly note. So damn good. Go Bruins! — 13 days ago

Sharon, Hugh and 9 others liked this

Curly St. James

The Ostentatious Parlay RED BLEND 2014

Sam Smith of the Smith Madrone wine family. Outstanding, Cheval Blanc-like blend sans the Merlot. Pre-release. 8 years in barrel. 50-50 CF and CS. Only 135 cases. ABV 14.1%. — a day ago

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Roy Estate

Estate Grown Napa Valley Proprietary Red Wine 2013

First Roy- high quality stuff. Old/new school in style. Great balance. — 7 hours ago

Tom, Paul and 8 others liked this

Opus One

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2017

2012 vintage. Chocolate brownie with dried raspberries and tie red cherries. Baked black currant, dried blueberry, moist banana bread, violet in bloom, blackberry, vanilla, cinnamon.
Nice entry weight gives way to rich dark chocolate, dried strawberry, Cuban coffee, blackberry reduction, dark baked blueberries, grippy tannins, big fruit and density with a lingering depth.

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— 6 days ago

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AXR Winery

Proprietary Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2019

Blend of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Merlot & 1% Petit Verdot, deep Ruby with aromas of black fruits, spice and hints of floral. On the palate flavors of blackberry, black cherry and currants with licorice, cacao, slighty floral and savory herbs. Fine tannins, still a bit tight, long finish ending with fruit, spice, oak and savory mineral character. — 4 days ago

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