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Buena Vista The Count Founder's Red 2013 Wine Review

Buena Vista The Count Founder's Red 2013

Buena Vista The Count Founder's Red 2013

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $26.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Buena Vista

Agent: FWM Canada

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Savoury nose with racy acidity on the palate. Black fruit and smoke. Great for grilled meats, including chicken.

Food pairings: slow cooked pork, lamb stew, hearty meat dishes.

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This Buena Vista The Count Founder's Red 2013 was reviewed on February 20, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2014  2012  2012 

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Strawberry and chocolate lead the aromas in this fuller bodied red blend of Merlot, Zinf, Petit Sirah, with splashes of Syrah, Petit Verdot, Carignan, Cinsault and Valdiguie. It's deep ruby colour is an indication of wieghtiness and richness with chocolate repeated on the palate as well as caramel, toasted oak, vanilla and leather. The tannins are polishing and there's a welcome cleansing acidity. A long finish of cherry cola and vanilla. Perfect for grilled red meats. Enjoy this wine over the next 3-5 years.
Tasted: January 2016
Alex & Priya - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 83/100 with the following review:

Alex: A real weighty pie-like Californian Field blend, comprising primarily of Merlot and Zinfandel. Full-bodied, and loaded up with extremely ripe red fruits, textured like a plush bathrobe, however short and sweet on the finish. Very little tannin or acid, meant for drinking right away and in my opinion, on its own. Delivers a load of jammy fruit for the money if that's what you seek. 83pts
Owned by Boisset Family Estates Collection, Buena Vista (beautiful view) was founded in 1857 in Sonoma by Count Agoston Haraszthy who laid the foundations (and vines) for viticulture in the region. This is a full-bodied and unusual blend of Merlot, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Carignan, Cinsault, ValdiguiƩ and Petit Verdot grapes. - Community Wine Reviews

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