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Jean León 3055 Merlot Petit Verdot 2014 Wine Review

Jean León 3055 Merlot Petit Verdot 2014

Jean León 3055 Merlot Petit Verdot 2014

Penedès D.O., Spain

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 14

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Jean León

Agent: FWM Canada

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A savoury, juicy, full-bodied Spanish red wine with seductive aromas of black chary, plum, dark spice and a kick of anise. Smooth and supple, this wine knows how to please your taste buds. Pair with roast beef or brisket.

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This Jean León 3055 Merlot Petit Verdot 2014 was reviewed on January 31, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Fruity nose. Full bodied.Very tart fruits on the palate. Delicious medium finish of spice and tart fruit.Review Jan 31/16
Lynn van der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A lively petit verdot from Spain. Red berries, baking spices, and vanilla on the nose and in the glass. Persistent acidity makes this a wonderful food friendly wine - think: cheese, pizza, and pastry appetizers.
Tasted January 2016.
Nick Onischuk - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The Jean Leon 3055 Merlot Petit Verdot 2014 is an enjoyable wine at a good price. Sour cherry, red berry fruit and vanilla make up this wine in the nose and the palate. Tasted January 31, 2016 (89/100)
Cora Beaulieu rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Deep, very opaque red colored wine. The nose is a concentration of ripe red berries (such as strawberries, cherries, blackberries) and pomegranate, with a hint of floral aromas, herbs, paprika, additional notes of spicy and toasted flavors, menthol and subtle dry earth. It is a medium to full bodied wine, but fresh, juicy, almost velvety, with ripe tannins that provide great structure. The palate is creamy, well balanced, powerful and friendly all at the same time, showing remarkable acidity. Finish is of juicy fruits and spices, crisp tannins and long, toasted flavors. Have with poultry, pork, steaks or even fish.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Red fruit aromas with a bit of pepper and oak. Lots of tart cherry, pepper, and bright acidity mingle on the palate. Medium to long finish. Acid would be a lovely contrast to a variety of dishes, but try with a charcuterie and cheese plate.
Wineboy rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

less oak than expected from Spain. Plummy with a sweet core, and a surprisingly dry finish.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

An Organic red from Spain's Penedes region. Fragrant and fruity with aromas and flavours of cassis, vanilla, baking spices, herbs and oak. Mouth-watering acidity makes it food -friendly, with a lingering dark fruit finish.
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A plucky little red from Spain with a funky label. Bright red, medium-bodied with a rough-and-ready texture and best with food - tapas, grilled chicken, paella, yum!
Terry Jeans - Certified S rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

A purplish colour with a nose of cherries, anise and spice. It is medium bodied, with tart cherries and a medium finish. A food friendly wine that does not break the bank and is not overly complex.
Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:

I appreciate the wine bottle presentation and the wine…
Presentation: Very modern, very distinctive, a little busy, but interesting foil top
Appearance: Medium-dark ruby
Nose: Leather, baked berry and apple crumble
Taste: Sour cherries, leather.
Finish: Leather, sour cherries and alcohol.
Overall impression: An interesting wine and story to the wine (read the back label).
Value: 3 out of 5
Produced by San Jose de Aguaron, this robust Spanish red wine is an unusual blend of Merlot and Petit Verdot grapes (rather than say the country's traditional Tempranillo grape). The vines are farmed organically and the wine is also made organically, with a portion being aged in oak barrels. The number 3055 is taken from Jean Leon's New York taxi license. He also founded Hollywood's most famous restaurant. - Community Wine Reviews

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