Blue Rock Alexander Valley Baby Blue 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

Baby Blue is made primarily from the estate’s young vines, and is meant to be softer and more immediately accessible than the deeply structured Blue Rock Cabernet. The wine spends 20 months in French Oak and has been bottled unfined. As a result, Baby Blue is delicious on release and is intended for early consumption or midterm cellaring. Atypical for a wine at this price, Baby Blue is a serious, elegant and refined Bordeaux blend that has beautiful aromatics, deep black fruit flavors, and great length. Baby Blue is very much in the spirit of Blue Rock Cabernet and it is an outstanding value. Kenny Kahn: Owner/ Winegrower September, 2011

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Blue Rock Vineyard:
We will produce only small quantities of luxurious red wines that express their sense of place. Blue Rock, therefore, will always make wine from grapes grown exclusively on the Estate. We believe that small is beautiful. In our experience, the finest, most individually expressive wines come from small places. We believe that place is paramount, "...a memorable wine is as much a map as a taste... Read more
We will produce only small quantities of luxurious red wines that express their sense of place. Blue Rock, therefore, will always make wine from grapes grown exclusively on the Estate. We believe that small is beautiful. In our experience, the finest, most individually expressive wines come from small places. We believe that place is paramount, "...a memorable wine is as much a map as a taste. A place where man and plant and planet meet. A kind of liquid geography..." Blue Rock will always come from the blue rocks, pebbles and boulders that make this hillside property so unique and special. Read less
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Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake

RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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Member Reviews for Blue Rock Alexander Valley Baby Blue

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Snooth User: shsim
10326661,287
3.50 5
03/29/2012

Simple blend that had everything you can want in a red. Raspberry, fruity, juicy peaches and throw in a little spice and smokiness. This was part of a wine tasting showdown. More on the tastings at http://dionyshius.blogspot.com/2012/03/showdown-saturday.html


Snooth User: smiles813
1063123319
0.00 5
04/12/2012

$18.39


Snooth User: smiles813
1063123319
0.00 5
04/12/2012

$25.99


Snooth User: BTKerne
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4.00 5
04/06/2012

Found this gem for around $20 at the Wine Gallery in the CWE of St. Louis. It came highly recommended and I certainly agree. This wine is Blue Rock's entry level everyday red. I believe they also produce a 100% Cab and a "Best Barrels" blend. This wine was a treat at $20 with good complexity, balance, and finesse. Medium bodied and smooth. The Cab dominated the nose, but after 20mins the fruit came through in a delightful way. Cherry cola, blueberry, and raspberry, with a little peppery spice and hints of light oak contact. A very well produced Bordeaux blend that I will certainly be returning to.



Baby Blue is made primarily from the estate’s young vines, and is meant to be softer and more immediately accessible than the deeply structured Blue Rock Cabernet. The wine spends 20 months in French Oak and has been bottled unfined. As a result, Baby Blue is delicious on release and is intended for early consumption or midterm cellaring. Atypical for a wine at this price, Baby Blue is a serious, elegant and refined Bordeaux blend that has beautiful aromatics, deep black fruit flavors, and great length. Baby Blue is very much in the spirit of Blue Rock Cabernet and it is an outstanding value. Kenny Kahn: Owner/ Winegrower September, 2011

1287 cases produced.

Closure: Cork

Aged 22 months in French Oak.

Notes: Once used from previous vintage


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