Waterbrook Red Blend Columbia Valley Mélange 2009

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Apricot, nectarine, citrus, clover honey and tropical fruit. A refreshing wine with a balanced finish.

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Got this wine in Fresh Market in Gainesville, FL. Was in the "90+ wines for under $20" rack. Price, $14.99. The wine was good, but I have to adm... Read more

A nice affordable Bordeaux blend from Washington St. Berry aromas, medium fruity and dry. Read more

Disjointed, thin and very disappointing cosidering the amazing cabernets that Waterbrook makes. Read more

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Snooth User: hordur
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2007 05/14/2010

Got this wine in Fresh Market in Gainesville, FL. Was in the "90+ wines for under $20" rack. Price, $14.99. The wine was good, but I have to admit I was expecting a lot more. It had some good oaky notes (which I like) but had a flat finish. Good with food, but maybe not so good on its own.

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Good with food

Snooth User: basilwino
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 11/03/2009

A nice affordable Bordeaux blend from Washington St. Berry aromas, medium fruity and dry.


Snooth User: aronowm2
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2.00 5
Vintage: 2004 03/08/2008

Disjointed, thin and very disappointing cosidering the amazing cabernets that Waterbrook makes.


External Reviews for Waterbrook Red Blend Columbia Valley Mélange

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Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 09/27/2011

Crisp in texture and beautifully focused to show its rose petal-accented blackberry and cherry flavors, finishing firm and persistent. Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and others. Best from 2009 through 2013.


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Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 09/27/2011

Young, fragrant, and loaded with milk chocolate and spicy berry. Tight, tannic, with grip and tang; pleasingly moderate, listed under 14% alcohol. Although this has no Grenache in it, it has that sort of tart berry quality, with stiffer tannins.


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Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 09/27/2011

Lithe and distinctive, with a harmonious range of blackberry, raspberry, cherry and spice mingling effortlessly on the light, refined finish. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc and Tempranillo.


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Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 01/10/2013

Generous, supple and appealing for its savory-accented cherry flavors, lingering effectively against a mild burr of tannins. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Petit Verdot, Counoise, Grenache, Mourvandegrave;dre, Cinsault, Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, Petite Sirah and Carignane. Drink now through 2015.


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Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 09/27/2011

This bright blend of merlot, cabernet sauvignon, sangiovese and cabernet franc has a caramel scent to go along with its dark cassis flavors. Balanced, clean, fruity and bright, it's got the dusty sangiovese tannins for braised beef.


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Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 09/27/2011

Fresh and lively, open in texture, with blackberry and red pepper aromas and flavors, picking up an earthy note as the sweet fruit persists on the finish. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and others. Drink now through 2010.


External Review
Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 09/27/2011

Washington Super Tuscan plus! Cabernet Sauvignon (33%), Sangiovese (26%), Merlot (25%), Syrah (13%) and if that wasn't enough a dash of Cabernet Franc (3%) like perfume behind the ears! This is Old World winemaking with experimental flair. Also delicious. Extremely balanced and pure with sinewy frame and layers of fresh, ripe fruit.


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Winemaker's Notes:

Apricot, nectarine, citrus, clover honey and tropical fruit. A refreshing wine with a balanced finish.

Apricot, nectarine, citrus, clover honey and tropical fruit. A refreshing wine with a balanced finish.

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