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R Collection By Raymond Blend Lot No. 7 2012 Wine Review

R Collection By Raymond Blend Lot No. 7 2012

R Collection By Raymond Blend Lot No. 7 2012

California, United States

Community Score: 45/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Full-bodied, juicy and mouth-watering with sweet cherry-blackberry flavours. Luscious layers of dark fruit and berries that finishes long, smoky and satisfying. This wine is a blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, syrah, petite sirah and zinfandel with a few other grapes in small amounts. This is where field blend comes from and it's a traditional method of planting different grape varieties in a vineyard rather than just one. There are notes of blackberries and plums on the finish. Supple and polished. I can taste a grilled hamburger with this wine. Finished with black raspberry and pepper notes.

Food pairings: grilled hamburger topped with grilled veggies, pizza.

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This R Collection By Raymond Blend Lot No. 7 2012 was reviewed on July 5, 2014 by

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This robust Californian red wine is a blend of 7 grapes, the 5 leading ones are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Petit Sirah and Zinfandel. Aromas and flavours of blueberry pie, black raspberry jam, red licorice. Perfect for burgers with sweet relish and garnishes or salsa. - Community Wine Reviews

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