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Glenelly Estate Reserve Red Blend 2011 Wine Review

Glenelly Estate Reserve Red Blend 2011

Glenelly Estate Reserve Red Blend 2011

Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Glenelly Estate

Agent: H.H.D. Imports

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Savoury with blackberry, black currant, cedar brush, espresso, dark plum, cake spice and garrigue herb flavours. on this full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot and Petit Verdot red wine blend. Enjoy now and for the next three years with grilled meats.

Food pairings: grilled steak, pan-roasted beef filet and rösti potatoes, cheeseburgers, turkey.

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This Glenelly Estate Reserve Red Blend 2011 was reviewed on May 6, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

This wine is utterly bonkers for the price. The tarred blackberries and crushed black currants give way to smoked juniper, singed cedar and Kenya AA coffee. It’s boldly structured and doesn’t give an inch even though it’s 8 years old. Star anise, alderwood and cinnamon stick round out the finish. Pair with roasted and NOT grilled meats, the tannins are still too grippy to deal with char. Drink now through 2028. 94 Points.
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Garnet core and tawny rim hint at the maturity of this meritage blend enhanced with Syrah. Floral, leather, and fresh earth intermingle with dried fruits on the nose. Big tannins relaxing with age. Dried fruits on the palate play nicely with some cocoa through the finish. Do a nice and simple beef roast with veggies and allow the wine to shine.
Glenelly Estate 2011 is a full-bodied red wine blend from the Stellenbosch Wine Region Savoury and juicy with wild berry, licorice, espresso and cedar brush flavours on the palate. Enjoy now with a grilled game steak. - Community Wine Reviews

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