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Core Hard Core 2005

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"The brilliant 2005 hard Core boasts terrific aromatics of black currants, cherries, incense, spice, underbrush, and Provencal herbs. With fabulous fruit, medium to full body, a big, rich, savory mouthfeel, and a long, textured finish, it is irresistible now, and should age nicely for 4-5 years. These are all creative, individualistic wines that reveal considerable soul and character. One has to admire the wacky art on the label as well as the non-conformist blends. Most important from a consumer's perspective, the wines are very interesting and deliver loads of pleasure. All of them possess terrific aromatics." ~Robert Parker's wine Advocate #172

Region: USA » California » Santa Barbara

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Color: Red
Variety: Bordeaux Blend
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Core Wine Company:
CORE started in 2001 with 10 barrels. CORE focuses on red and white Rhones. All wines are blends featuring Grenache and Mourvedre from our high elevation Alta Mesa Vineyard. The whites feature Roussanne, Grenache Blanc and Marsanne. We have 3 other labels which we produce. Kuyam features Bordeaux blends, C3 Tempranillo and Turchi Bordeaux varietal wines.

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Snooth User: jasonkauf
32776948
4.00 5
07/21/2008

A lot of fire on the front end that rolls into a luscious, plummy finish. Really fab.


Snooth User: wwalker1013
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3.50 5
01/13/2012

Dave Corey is a rising star. Grab his stuff now before it's doubled in price.


Snooth User: dave5
9301025
3.50 5
05/06/2009

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Core Hard Core

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Source: AmericanWinery.com
07/24/2009

"The brilliant 2005 hard Core boasts terrific aromatics of black currants, cherries, incense, spice, underbrush, and Provencal herbs. With fabulous fruit, medium to full body, a big, rich, savory mouthfeel, and a long, textured finish, it is irresistible now, and should age nicely for 4-5 years. These are all creative, individualistic wines that reveal considerable soul and character. One has to admire the wacky art on the label as well as the non-conformist blends. Most important from a consumer’s perspective, the wines are very interesting and deliver loads of pleasure. All of them possess terrific aromatics." ~Robert Parker's wine Advocate #172



"The brilliant 2005 hard Core boasts terrific aromatics of black currants, cherries, incense, spice, underbrush, and Provencal herbs. With fabulous fruit, medium to full body, a big, rich, savory mouthfeel, and a long, textured finish, it is irresistible now, and should age nicely for 4-5 years. These are all creative, individualistic wines that reveal considerable soul and character. One has to admire the wacky art on the label as well as the non-conformist blends. Most important from a consumer's perspective, the wines are very interesting and deliver loads of pleasure. All of them possess terrific aromatics." ~Robert Parker's wine Advocate #172

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