Cline Cellars Ancient Vines Carignane 2007 Wine Review

Cline Cellars Ancient Vines Carignane 2007
Contra Costa County, California, United States
Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 32177
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $23.95
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Cline Cellars
Agent: Vinexx
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Natalie's Score: 89/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Carignane (Carignan in France) is one of the most widely planted grape varieties in the world. When it is properly pruned and sourced from low-yielding old vines, such as this version, it results in lovely blackberry, cedar and floral-scented wines. The fruit is well-balanced by a seam of acidity and ripe tannins. My note: A bold, chunky wine with mouth-filling blackberries and plums and a thread of smoke. Warm, dark spiced finish. Carignane food pairings: roast beef with roasted potatoes, goulash, beef daube, grilled vegetables, shepherds pie.

This Cline Cellars Ancient Vines Carignane 2007 was reviewed March 28, 2009 by

 

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John Ovcacik rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

John and I both really like it. Very rich and smooth. Chocolate aroma. spice and coffee taste

 
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