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The Dreaming Tree Crush Red 2012 Wine Review

The Dreaming Tree Crush Red 2012

The Dreaming Tree Crush Red 2012

North Coast California, United States

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 13

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2013-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: The Dreaming Tree

Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.

Product: 310391

Product: 239384

Product: 11975102

Product: 2025

Natalie's Score: 88/100

LOts of toasty oak, mocha and coffee-espresso on the nose of this full-bodied, rich Californian red wine. Generous oak aging blend with fleshy ripe black plums and dark berries. This winery is a collaboration between Dave Matthews and winemaker Steve Reader. It is a blend of red grapes and finishes with a kick of vanilla spice.

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Nick Onischuk Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The Dreaming Tree Crush 2012 is a smooth and easy drinking medium bodied blend. Aromas and flavours of black cherry, plum and chocolate make it quite enjoyable. Tasted September 2, 2014 (90/100)
Matt Steeves, Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

My second vintage tasting this wine and once again I'm impressed with this value priced Cali red blend.

A blend of several of California's best known varietals, including Merlot, Zinfandel, Petit Syrah, and Syrah, this is a remarkable value priced red blend for immediate enjoyment.

Vanilla, raspberry jam, field berries, and a touch of wood smoke fill the nose and palate in this terrific value priced California red blend.

Pair with BBQ burgers, ribs, or simply enjoy in its own.

Tasted October 2014. 90 points. Matt Steeves @QuercusVino
Louise Wilson ISG Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A crowd pleasing fruit forward wine with flavours of vanilla dipped blueberries, mocha and baking spice. Medium bodied with easy tannins, enjoyable with or without food. Try with spaghetti bolognese. Enjoy through 2015. Tasted Oct 2014.
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Cherry- herb aromas, the palate is much more expressive with plum, cherry, mocha. Sweet but with a herbal background for some character. Great pizza wine!
Mary Anne van Gaal rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

The Dreaming Tree Crush is a smooth, easy drinking blend of Merlot, Zinfandel, Syrah and Petit Syrah grapes. Raspberry, vanilla, and spice are predominant both on the nose and in the mouth. It would be great on its own or paired with ribs, burgers or even a meaty pizza.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Raspberry and black fruit on the nose. Cherry, plum and mocha flavors. A lighter bodied red that will pair well with a number of dishes.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

Aromas of smoke and tart cherry. The flavour ballances the tart cherry aromas with some vanilla. There's a very nice , round mouth-feel and a soft cherry finish.
Chand rated this wine as 85/100
Sean O'Regan Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:

Oct 5, 2014: Medium ruby, sweet/candied nose of red fruit, vanilla, baking spice and slight floral note. Approching off dry with sweet cherry, plummy, mocha, toasty wood and baking spice. Perhaps manufactured for the sweet tooth in mind - it's a rather generic, commercial wine for broad appeal that could come from anywhere. Pair with ribs or other BBQ fare with sweet sticky sauce.
Jane LeFresne reviewed this wine as follows:

This red wine blend seems to have a little bit of everything with aromas of tobacco, leather, cherry, raspberry, plum chocolate and black pepper.

Flavours of cherry, raspberry and chocolate. Some big tannins and acidity but a nice wine for fall. This would be good to pair with braised meats.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

A blend of the North Coast's finest varieties, this wine pulls you in with a smoky berry note and then jumps up with a raspberry jam.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Un mélange des meilleurs cépages de la côte nord, ce vin vous attire avec une note de baies fumées puis explose avec de la confiture aux framboises.

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool

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