Wine Books and DVDsWine Gifts & Wine Accessories


2012 Rocca Family Vineyards US Red Blend "Vespera"

Winery: Rocca Family Vineyards

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Vespera"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot & 5% Syrah

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $45

Cases produced: 390

KWG Score: 90.2 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: March 29, 2016

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored red blend opens with a black currant and oak bouquet with hints of blackberry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and fruit forward. The flavor profile is a mild oak and blueberry blend with notes of black cherry. I also detected hints of plum and oak in the background. The finish is dry and its mild tannins and fruit flavors drift away nicely. The wine is food friendly and would pair well with a wild boar ragu over ziti. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Rocca 2012 Vespera.

Bookmark and Share




Subscribers: Have you tried this wine? Rate it.

(Not a subscriber? Sign up.)

E-mail address:

Rate this wine:

  • Unbelievable (100-98) (Perfect or just about)
  • Excellent (97-94) (Wine just blows you away. Just makes you yearn for more.)
  • Very Good Plus (93-90) (Wine to impress someone, but not blow them away.)
  • Very Good (89-87) (Has character, is well balanced, & distinctive.)
  • Good (86-84) (Drinkable, ordinary, & non-distinctive)
  • Did Not Like (Not recommended &/or poor)
Your comments on this wine:





Good wine ruins the purse; bad wine ruins the stomach.

Source: Spanish saying

Palate
View Definition & Glossary




Ken's Wine Guide
RSS Feed



Add to Google

Red Wine Reviews & Ratings | White Wine Reviews & Ratings | KensWineGuide.com Blog | Subscribe Here For E-Newsletters | Ken's Wine Reviews & Ratings
Advertising | Contact Us | Site Map | Disclaimer