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2009 Reininger US Red Blend "Cima"

Winery: Reininger

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Cima"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 50% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, & 10% Petit Verdot

Region: Walla Walla Valley

State or country: WA

Price: $59

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 93 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: November 5, 2015

Wine Review: This Big Boy Sangiovese based red blend from Washington State is very very good. It is pitch black colored and opens with a fragrant black currant bouquet with hints of blueberry and cherry-cola. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, slightly acidic, round, rich and very fruit forward. The flavor profile is a bold, concentrated and ripe blackberry with notes boysenberry and black licorice. I also detected some Dr. Pepper and oak towards the end. The finish is quite dry and its moderate tannins stick around for quite some time along with its juicy fruit. I covered this Super Tuscan styled wine on a chilly October night by the fireplace. It was perfect with Kerrygold's Dubliner cheese. Enjoy – Ken (Wine Club only)

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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