Gundlach Bundschu

Vintage Reserve Sonoma Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

9.374 ratings
9.05 pro ratings
Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon Blend
Top Notes For
Cameron Parry

Caught it just at the tail end of the plateau I think. Fruit is starting to fade, but still present. Nice structure, good acid. Classic, well made, and lovely, but starting to show its age. Nice hint of Brett. Continuing to open after an hour in the glass.

Caught it just at the tail end of the plateau I think. Fruit is starting to fade, but still present. Nice structure, good acid. Classic, well made, and lovely, but starting to show its age. Nice hint of Brett. Continuing to open after an hour in the glass.

Aug 28th, 2017
Bob Miniter

One of the best wine labels in the GB Reserve history. A fantastic wine. Smooth hint of licorice

One of the best wine labels in the GB Reserve history. A fantastic wine. Smooth hint of licorice

2 people found it helpfulMar 1st, 2015
Tom Riley

2009. Just did some digging in my Old German dictionary and it turns out that Gundlach Bundschu means "young, massive." How fitting. Eight years in and this wine leans primary in a big way. Delicious flavor complexity with great overall balance. Fruit, tannins, and acids are all in sync. Rich body and notable depth. This wine could go five to eight years longer, maybe more. Went great with pan-seared ribeyes and spuds. (Had spinach in the pan until the cap of the garlic powder pranked me. A light sprinkle turned into spinach murder. What a mess. This tasty wine kept us all focused on what matters.)

2009. Just did some digging in my Old German dictionary and it turns out that Gundlach Bundschu means "young, massive." How fitting. Eight years in and this wine leans primary in a big way. Delicious flavor complexity with great overall balance. Fruit, tannins, and acids are all in sync. Rich body and notable depth. This wine could go five to eight years longer, maybe more. Went great with pan-seared ribeyes and spuds. (Had spinach in the pan until the cap of the garlic powder pranked me. A light sprinkle turned into spinach murder. What a mess. This tasty wine kept us all focused on what matters.)

Apr 27th, 2017
Blake Conklin

Cellar Hand Relic Winery

9.4

Fancy

Fancy

Feb 12th, 2015
Matt Konopka

Celebrating Anthony’s 60th @ Radicchio Byob Philly

Celebrating Anthony’s 60th @ Radicchio Byob Philly

Sep 11th, 2018
Paul Hoffert

This is one of my favorite producers. This big red drinks so well. Out of the bottle you will find hints of chocolate and blueberries. Upon tasting though the blackberry and cassis comes out deliciously with hints pencil shavings and a touch of tobacco. This finishes wonderfully.

This is one of my favorite producers. This big red drinks so well. Out of the bottle you will find hints of chocolate and blueberries. Upon tasting though the blackberry and cassis comes out deliciously with hints pencil shavings and a touch of tobacco. This finishes wonderfully.

Nov 6th, 2017
Kim Stanbro

2010. Opened it because we don't know the status but we hear Gun-Bun has been impacted by #NapaFire. devastated this may be the last bottle from one of the first Sonoma wineries we ever visited as a couple.

2010. Opened it because we don't know the status but we hear Gun-Bun has been impacted by #NapaFire. devastated this may be the last bottle from one of the first Sonoma wineries we ever visited as a couple.

Oct 9th, 2017
Ethan Decker

Drink now. Velvety, berry fruit (blueberry, blackberry), earth, leather, fruit syrupy, mellowed tannins, a touch of raisin and acid on the finish. Worth the wait but wait no more.

Drink now. Velvety, berry fruit (blueberry, blackberry), earth, leather, fruit syrupy, mellowed tannins, a touch of raisin and acid on the finish. Worth the wait but wait no more.

Jul 28th, 2017
Nagib Nasr

Old style Cab. Pepper and spice. Love it.

Old style Cab. Pepper and spice. Love it.

Feb 3rd, 2017
Brett Emerson

Big, juicy, teeth staining cab.

Big, juicy, teeth staining cab.

Dec 23rd, 2016