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Bonny Doon Vineyard Le Cigare Volant 2012 750ml

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  • Bonny Doon Vineyard Le Cigare Volant
$40.99
SKU:
IT005116

 Product Description

A beautiful wine-dark, mulberry color, and a frst nose of dark, cool loamy earth with suggestions of raspberries, Damson plums and cherry/chocolate. On the palate, it is sleek and racy with a lively acidity, very soft tannins and great persistence. This is a wine from an extremely cool and elegant vintage, and by all experience, should be a great prospect for very long ageing and development.

Grenache adds rich black fruit favors and a discreet spiciness. Syrah is principally sourced from Bien Nacido vineyard in Santa Maria Valley, which produces the closest analogue we have found to a Northern Rhône Syrah—tannic and meaty in the lower registers; peppery, fruitful and delicately floral in the top, all the while showing great balance and harmony. A select group of non-irrigated, centenarian Contra Costa vineyards continues to provide Mourvèdre for Cigare. A touch of Cinsault provides a very particular fragrance of flowers and aromatic herbs.

Varietal Blend: 39% Mourvèdre, 33% Grenache, 26% Syrah, 2% Cinsault

Appellation: Central Coast Vineyards: 33% Del Barba, 18% Bien Nacido, 17% Alta Loma, 11% Ventana, 7% Rancho Solo, 6% Enea, 5% Alamo Creek, 2% Woock and 1% Spanish Springs

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