Sunday, May 09, 2010

Lewis Cellars Alec's Blend Napa Valley Red Wine 2005 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:

Ripe dark berries, dried herbs, and lots of chocolate on the nose

Full bodied and densely textured on the palate

Long finish of dark berries, black currants, and mocha

After an hour or so, this wine began to open up nicely with dense fruit and chocolate layers. Made from primarly Syrah, it has a profile that allows for immediate enjoyment as long as you give it time to breathe. If you cellar it, the wine should develop nicely for 5-10 years.

My experience with Lewis Cellars has been limited, but the wines seem to be of very high quality. Expect to pay around $60 for this bottle, and raise a glass!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This really is a great wine. The good thing is the wine is not that expensive.

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