Sunday, September 13, 2015

2008 Beaulieu Vineyard Reserve Tapastry

Beaulieu Vineyard (BV) Reserve Tapastry
Napa Valley, CA
contains blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, and Petite Verdot

Price $40-50
Vintage  2008
Alcohol  14.6%
Clarity clear
Intensity deep  
Color purple
Nose/Palate:  clean, dry, low acid, med/hihg tannin, med finish.oak, cherry, dark black fruits, plum, smokey, rose, spices.
Personal rating  7 out of 10
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Additional comments: Initial VA (volatile acidity) but blows off. Need to let the wine sit for a little bit before drinking. Best served in a decanter. At its prime, could be okay to age a longer in ideal conditions but the bottle I bought is ready or else...