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2009 Col Solare Red Wine Blend

“Rich and full of flavor, this 2009 vintage of Col Solare offers aromatics and flavors of crushed berries, cassis, black fruit, and tobacco along with a rich and silky palate and a lingering finish.”

– Darel Allwine, Winemaker

93+

The Wine Advocate
June 28th, 2013

92

Wine & Spirits
April 1st, 2013

Vintage

The 2009 growing season began very cool in the spring, then turned hot during the summer months and into the harvest season. With low yields and small berry size, the vintage was characterized by powerful tannins and rich flavors, particularly for Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.

Blend

73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec


Details

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