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2015 Cline Cellars US Red Blend "Ancient Vines Mourvedre"

Winery: Cline Cellars

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Ancient Vines Mourvedre"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 100% Mourvedre

Region: Contra Costa County

State or country: CA

Price: $22

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: July 5, 2017

Wine Review: This slightly opaque and dark ruby colored Mourvedre opens with a fragrant red raspberry bouquet with hints of strawberries. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, juicy and fruit forward. The flavor profile is a black plum and black cherry blend with hints of oak, dark chocolate and a touch of black raspberry in the end. The finish is dry and its flavors drift away nicely. This Mourvedre is very food friendly and would be a perfect match for burgers off the grill this summer. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Our Ancient Vines Mourvedre offers a hint of Eucalyptus on the nose, distinct chocolate characteristics, luscious deep plum, and concentrated cherry. This scrumptious and unusually delightful wine has a substantial mouth-feel followed by soft tannins. This scrumptious and unusually delightful wine goes exceptionally well with grilled lamb or pork, sautéed asparagus and curried deviled eggs.

Organic status: not organic

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