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Blue Rock Vineyards Baby Blue Alexander Valley 2013

External Review by We Speak Wine:

The 2013 Baby Blue is an artistic blend of the 5 Bordeaux varietals plus a touch of Syrah. The objective of the blend is to deliver a wine that is immediately delicious and accessible and with velvety tannins, fine aromatics, balance and length. 2013 is likely the finest Baby Blue to date, a blend of 44 % Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Malbec , 6% Syrah, 5% Petit Verdot, and 4% Cabernet Franc.. The wine spent 12 months in French Oak and has been bottled unfined. Winemaker’s Notes: Consumers are surprised by the depth, elegance and balance of Baby Blue, especially in light of the reasonable price. The 2013, from another great year in Northern California, is full of dark black fruits (blackberry, black cherry) and with a long finish. Our goal as winemakers is to make a unique wine that has soul, blance, lots of flavor, and yet without the heaviness that one often finds in California Cabernet. The addition of Merlot brings sweetness and silky tannins, the Cabernet Franc adds a complex aromatic while lifting the texture, and Petit Verdot and Syrah round out the palate with warm black fruit. Alcohol: 14.2% pH: 3.53 ** Only 2 in Stock **

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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

External Reviews for Blue Rock Vineyards Baby Blue Alexander Valley

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
03/07/2016

The 2013 Baby Blue is an artistic blend of the 5 Bordeaux varietals plus a touch of Syrah. The objective of the blend is to deliver a wine that is immediately delicious and accessible and with velvety tannins, fine aromatics, balance and length. 2013 is likely the finest Baby Blue to date, a blend of 44 % Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Malbec , 6% Syrah, 5% Petit Verdot, and 4% Cabernet Franc.. The wine spent 12 months in French Oak and has been bottled unfined. Winemaker’s Notes: Consumers are surprised by the depth, elegance and balance of Baby Blue, especially in light of the reasonable price. The 2013, from another great year in Northern California, is full of dark black fruits (blackberry, black cherry) and with a long finish. Our goal as winemakers is to make a unique wine that has soul, blance, lots of flavor, and yet without the heaviness that one often finds in California Cabernet. The addition of Merlot brings sweetness and silky tannins, the Cabernet Franc adds a complex aromatic while lifting the texture, and Petit Verdot and Syrah round out the palate with warm black fruit. Alcohol: 14.2% pH: 3.53 ** Only 2 in Stock **


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
06/23/2015

The 2013 Baby Blue is an artistic blend of the 5 Bordeaux varietals plus a touch of Syrah. The objective of the blend is to deliver a wine that is immediately delicious and accessible and with velvety tannins, fine aromatics, balance and length. 2013 is likely the finest Baby Blue to date, a blend of 44 % Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Malbec , 6% Syrah, 5% Petit Verdot, and 4% Cabernet Franc.. The wine spent 12 months in French Oak and has been bottled unfined. Winemaker’s Notes: Consumers are surprised by the depth, elegance and balance of Baby Blue, especially in light of the reasonable price. The 2013, from another great year in Northern California, is full of dark black fruits (blackberry, black cherry) and with a long finish. Our goal as winemakers is to make a unique wine that has soul, blance, lots of flavor, and yet without the heaviness that one often finds in California Cabernet. The addition of Merlot brings sweetness and silky tannins, the Cabernet Franc adds a complex aromatic while lifting the texture, and Petit Verdot and Syrah round out the palate with warm black fruit. Alcohol: 14.2% pH: 3.53




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