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Arbor Crest Petite Sirah Wahluke Slope Wahluke Slope Vineyards 2008

Member Review by cgplayer9:

On the nose: not much. Slight blackberry sent. On the palate: again not much. Slight blackberry, hint of meatiness, very subtle pepperyness. Very flabby from a dearth of acid.

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Color: Red
Varietal: Petite Sirah
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Arbor Crest Wine Cellars:
Winemaker Kristina Mielke-van Loben Sels the second generation of the Mielke family to oversee Arbor Crest and brings both education and practical skill to her work. A University of California at Davis fermentation science graduate, Kristina came to Arbor Crest after several years at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery in Healdsburg, California . Her husband, James van Loben Sels, is an expe... Read more
Winemaker Kristina Mielke-van Loben Sels the second generation of the Mielke family to oversee Arbor Crest and brings both education and practical skill to her work. A University of California at Davis fermentation science graduate, Kristina came to Arbor Crest after several years at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery in Healdsburg, California . Her husband, James van Loben Sels, is an experienced viticulturist, which complements Kristina's skills nicely. Together, these two understand the complexities of grapes, soil, trellising, pruning, irrigation, and winemaking. They also share duties as the winery's general managers. Read less

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Snooth User: cgplayer9
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1.50 5
07/30/2011

On the nose: not much. Slight blackberry sent. On the palate: again not much. Slight blackberry, hint of meatiness, very subtle pepperyness. Very flabby from a dearth of acid.


Snooth User: airabonita
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2005 02/25/2010

Three and a half glasses




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