Sunday, February 14, 2010

Bonny Doon Delusions of Grandeur 2008 wine review by (PB)

This is a blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Carignane, and Cinsault. It swirls like a light red wine of Pinot Noir or Beaujolais. Bouquet has light red fruit with spice notes up front with aromas of raspberry behind.

Palate--Nice light cocoa front with bright red fruit and a kicky mid-palate. This was another surprise that it had such a nice presence when it seemed like it would be fairly non-descript. I presume it runs around the $12 price point. Unique and quite tasty so raise a glass.

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