Cline Cellars Ancient Vines Mourvèdre 2009 Wine Review

Cline Cellars Ancient Vines Mourvèdre 2009
Contra Costa County, California, United States
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 66084
BC Product #: 396499
SAQ Product #: 10695125

Price: $18.95
Alcohol: 15%
Drink: 2011-2015
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cline Cellars
Agent: Vinexx
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This Mourvèdre is sourced from some of Cline’s, in their words, “oldest, most historic and shyest-bearing vineyard blocks.” These natural low-yielders help create wine with more fruit concentration. The naturally low yields, and the cooling breezes off the Sacramento River, give the wine a wonderful balance between fruit and acid. The wine is filled with aromas of dark plum, cocoa powder, raspberry and earth. The dry and flavourful wine is given structure by the velvety tannins. Enjoy tonight. It will also reward 2-3 years in a cellar. My note: A beautifully textured, full-bodied red with brambleberry, garrigue, dried herbs and blackberry preserves. Lovely long finish. The ultimate barbecue wine.

Mourvèdre food pairings: grilled steaks and onions.

This was reviewed May 14, 2011 by

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Shawn rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Big strawberry fruit with cinnamon and clove. Easy drinking wine. Paid $13.99 and would drink this often at this price point! Paired tonight with a pork roast.

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