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14 Hands Vineyards Hot To Trot Red Blend 2014

Member Review by raindance:

Mary said she and Joyce both decided this was a very good with pizza, after a hard day of moving Joyce's father's stuff to MI from IN. I was at the M football game that evening and missed out.

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Member Reviews for 14 Hands Vineyards Hot To Trot Red Blend

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Snooth User: raindance
2001541,098
3.00 5
Vintage: 2012 10/15/2014

Mary said she and Joyce both decided this was a very good with pizza, after a hard day of moving Joyce's father's stuff to MI from IN. I was at the M football game that evening and missed out.


Snooth User: EMark
8478047,200
2.00 5
Vintage: 2010 07/23/2012

Opaque read-purple color. Ewww--not the prettiest nose--musty, very little bouquet, although, since it is not clear what grapes went into this wine, I'm not sure what I should be finding. Wow--pretty sweet on the tongue. Label does not indicat RS, but there is some. I get all the berry thing. Not a lot of oak or tannin. If oak and tannin snaps your carrot, then this is not your wine. I really think this wine would be good with various fresh fruits--apples (I like Granny Smith), nectarines, pears, persimmons. US$8.99 at Trader Joe's.


Snooth User: vin0vin0
3578086,396
2.50 5
Vintage: 2010 09/20/2012

Nice cab/merlot blend, not overly complex but decent balance with a good bit of dark fruit, mild tannin and a fairly long finish.


Snooth User: jtryka
3127992,217
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 04/01/2012

So yes, I know it's March Madness, and the day before St. Patrick's Day (not a stellar wine holiday I must say), but you know what? It's still March and that means it's still Washington Wine Month! So I went out today to a local merchant near my office called Grand Central Market to find an interesting bottle, as I recall last year they had a nice selection of Washington Wines. Well in the last year, they've remodeled the store and drastically cut down the size of their wine selection, but fortunately they still had a selection of 6 or 7 Washington reds, so I wasn't disappointed. Click the link for the rest of the review on my blog: http://allaloneonaplanetfullofpeople.blogspot.com/2012/03/2010-14-hands-hot-to-trot-columbia.html


Snooth User: Richard8655
38271531
5.00 5
Vintage: 2010 11/30/2013

Outstanding blend that belies its affordable price. Although a tad bit sweet and fruit forward, these attributes are in proportional balance and contribute to the overall enjoyable experience of this excellent wine.


Snooth User: eliphant
116145810
4.00 5
Vintage: 2010 03/11/2013

Aroma of ripe berries flavors of black cherries and plum


Snooth User: dpt1212
12711536
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 04/04/2013

Three and a half glasses


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External Reviews for 14 Hands Vineyards Hot To Trot Red Blend

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2012 09/11/2014

FLAVOR PROFILE:This polished red wine offers aromas of cherry, red currant and tea. Flavors of ripe berries and dark stone fruits, supported by a frame of refined tannins, give way to subtle notes of baking spice on a persistent finish. - Keith Kenison, WinemakerTHE VINTAGE:• The 2012 vintage was fairly typical for eastern Washington and a much welcomed change from the cooler 2010 and 2011 vintages.• Bud break started a little earlier than normal, but cooler temperatures through the early summer delayed veraison slightly.• A warming trend began in late July and dry conditions through mid-October were ideal for fruit ripeningWINEMAKING:• Red varieties including Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon were gently de-stemmed separately into traditional upright fermenters.• After 24-48 hours of cold soaking to extract fruit flavors, the must was warmed and then inoculated to begin 5-7 day fermentations.• Pumpovers occurred twice daily to further extract color,...


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2012 11/04/2014

FLAVOR PROFILE:This polished red wine offers aromas of cherry, red currant and tea. Flavors of ripe berries and dark stone fruits, supported by a frame of refined tannins, give way to subtle notes of baking spice on a persistent finish. - Keith Kenison, WinemakerTHE VINTAGE: The 2012 vintage was fairly typical for eastern Washington and a much welcomed change from the cooler 2010 and 2011 vintages. Bud break started a little earlier than normal, but cooler temperatures through the early summer delayed veraison slightly. A warming trend began in late July and dry conditions through mid-October were ideal for fruit ripeningWINEMAKING: Red varieties including Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon were gently de-stemmed separately into traditional upright fermenters. After 24-48 hours of cold soaking to extract fruit flavors, the must was warmed and then inoculated to begin 5-7 day fermentations. Pumpovers occurred twice daily to further extract color, flavors and tannins. Malolactic fermentation immediately followed primary fermentation, enhancing complexity and reducing acidity. Barrel aging took place in mostly neutral French and American oak for over nine months to preserve fresh fruit flavors but further soften the wine. The final blend was assembled just weeks prior to bottling.RECOMMENDED FOOD PAIRINGS:BBQ Pork, Grilled Portabella Mushrooms, Gourmet Cheeses, Lasagna FlorentineBlend: Predominantly Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon with other select red varietiesAlcohol: 13.5%Total Acidity: 0.54 g/100mlpH: 3.69


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2012 05/27/2015

Popularly-styled, soft, mellow red blend from Washington state. Lush red and black fruit, with smooth, almost imperceptible, tannin and a clean, fruity finish.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2012 05/27/2015

Fresh and open-textured, with prominent flavors of juicy plum and red berry, shaded with tea leaf notes as the finish lingers against lightly gritty tannins. Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and others. Drink now through 2017. 524,000 cases made.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2012 07/01/2015

FLAVOR PROFILE: This polished red wine offers aromas of cherry, red currant and tea. Flavors of ripe berries and dark stone fruits, supported by a frame of refined tannins, give way to subtle notes of baking spice on a persistent finish. - Keith Kenison, Winemaker THE VINTAGE: • The 2012 vintage was fairly typical for eastern Washington and a much welcomed change from the cooler 2010 and 2011 vintages. • Bud break started a little earlier than normal, but cooler temperatures through the early summer delayed veraison slightly. • A warming trend began in late July and dry conditions through mid-October were ideal for fruit ripening WINEMAKING: • Red varieties including Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon were gently de-stemmed separately into traditional upright fermenters. • After 24-48 hours of cold soaking to extract fruit flavors, the must was warmed and then inoculated to begin 5-7 day fermentations. • Pumpovers occurred twice daily to further extract color, flavors and tannins. • Malolactic fermentation immediately followed primary fermentation, enhancing complexity and reducing acidity. • Barrel aging took place in mostly neutral French and American oak for over nine months to preserve fresh fruit flavors but further soften the wine. • The final blend was assembled just weeks prior to bottling. RECOMMENDED FOOD PAIRINGS: BBQ Pork, Grilled Portabella Mushrooms, Gourmet Cheeses, Lasagna Florentine Blend: Predominantly Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon with other select red varieties Alcohol: 13.5% Total Acidity: 0.54 g/100ml pH: 3.69


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2011 10/23/2013

This polished red wine offers aromas of cherry, red currant and tea. Flavors of ripe red fruit, supported by a frame of refined tannins, give way to subtle notes of baking spice on a persistent finish. - Keith Kenison, WinemakerBlend: Predominantly Merlot, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon with Grenache and other select red varietiesAlcohol: 13.5%Total Acidity: 0.56g/100mlpH: 3.7


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2011 05/12/2014

Polished and restrained, featuring a core of blueberry fruit and finishing with a caramel note. Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache. Drink now through 2016.


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<p>This wine is comprised of grapes from Washington state. The winemaking process involves cold-soaking of the fruits to extract more flavors and it is aged in French and American oak casks to soften the wine even further.&nbsp;</p>


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