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Bogle Vineyards Red Blend California Phantom 2000

Member Review by ryanopaz:

Drak color, with a nose of big fruit, blackberry, cherry, cinnamon, clove, smoke, mineral, and liquorice. In the mouth it's very soft and mature with medium acidit. The palate is disappointing with cherry, raspberry and spice, and though the finish lingers for a bit, it seems to be fading already. Still tasty but not sure for how much longer. 3.5/5 [NR]

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Bogle Vineyards:
Although the Bogle family has been farming since the mid-1800's, it was not until 1968 that the father and son team of Warren and Chris Bogle planted their first 20 acres of wine grapes in Clarksburg, California. In this small farming community nestled along the Sacramento River, the Bogle family's years of hard work have developed into an impressive grape growing operation, as well ... Read more
Although the Bogle family has been farming since the mid-1800's, it was not until 1968 that the father and son team of Warren and Chris Bogle planted their first 20 acres of wine grapes in Clarksburg, California. In this small farming community nestled along the Sacramento River, the Bogle family's years of hard work have developed into an impressive grape growing operation, as well as a nationally acclaimed winery. Today Bogle Vineyards farms over 1,200 acres of wine grapes in the Delta region. While the winery was established ten years after the first grapes were planted, its success has grown tremendously along with the vineyards. The success of Bogle over the years is firmly rooted in one thing: the day-to-day involvement of the Bogle family in the hands-on effort to produce and promote quality wines. Patty Bogle became involved in the early years of the vineyards with her late husband Chris, when they planted fields together in the early 1970's. Patty took over operation of the winery in 1989 and has directed production to new and exciting heights. Patty's daughter Jody also contributes to the family business by being active in customer support, as well as running the wine club and handling all international sales. Patty's son Warren, named after the founder of Bogle Vineyards, is the sixth generation of the Bogle family to farm this fertile Delta region. Like his grandfather and father, Warren understands that in order to produce quality wines, you must first produce quality grapes. This tradition of respect for the land and the vines is crucial to the success of Bogle wines. The production of Bogle wine is influenced by this family tradition as well as the ever-changing trends in the wine industry. Since 1992, Bogle Winery has participated in the California Appellation Program. In this program, winemakers source fruit from some of the best vineyards in the state and blend them with Bogle's Estate Vineyards in Clarksburg, thus assuring that the wines benefit from many of the incredible grape growing regions of California. Each and every Bogle wine created is a unique and exciting blend with true varietal character and an approachable style. With their deep commitment to quality, the Bogle family wouldn't have it any other way. Read less

Member Reviews for Bogle Vineyards Red Blend California Phantom

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Snooth User: ryanopaz
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0.00 5
08/08/2007

Drak color, with a nose of big fruit, blackberry, cherry, cinnamon, clove, smoke, mineral, and liquorice. In the mouth it's very soft and mature with medium acidit. The palate is disappointing with cherry, raspberry and spice, and though the finish lingers for a bit, it seems to be fading already. Still tasty but not sure for how much longer. 3.5/5 [NR]


Snooth User: gabriellaopaz
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0.00 5
01/28/2006

Inky black color with nutmeg, black liquorice, raisin, prune and roasted cherries on the nose. Medium body and acidity. On the palate, strong flavors of cherry and black pepper with a medium to short finish. To be honest, it didn't knock me off my feet, but after a year of drinking Spanish Reds, it was a breath of fresh air.


Snooth User: gojeffrey
46863214
3.50 5
05/01/2010

Big and bold. This was right up my alley. I picked up a case, but didn't drink it fast enough. Still have a few bottles as of April 2010. Opened one recently and it's way past it's prime. Guess that will teach me to drink in moderation.




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