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Overly deep

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Brand NameGeyser Peak Winery
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Wine NameReserve Alexandre Meritage
Vintage (Year)2002
AVASonoma County - Alexander Valley
CountryUnited States
Quality/GradeReserve
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
1
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
4
Alcohol %13.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$30 - $50
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

43% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Malbec, 6% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc, the Petit Verdot makes quite an impact and takes over everything else in this wine.  Very dark, you get more smoke, cocoa and maybe a bit of currant, this is an interesting wine.  I really didn't like it at first, but it was easy enough to down three glasses with no problem, and I am writing this review on the fourth.  A very deep, dark purple, a finish of a good thirty seconds, and a nice velvet feel on the tongue.

 

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