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Jeff Cohn Cellars

2016 misc. stuff GSM Blend
2016 misc. stuff GSM Blend

Black cherry, purple in color wine, that is followed by aromatics of sweet black cherry and wild raspberries, roasted coffee beans and licorice. On the well endowed palate, this wine is not only opulent, but has tremendous texture that feels like the wine comes across the palate in waves. Flavors of black cherry, raspberry, rosemary, and chocolate covered espresso beans are followed by long finish that brings all the flavors together in one last gush.

92 Pts Wine Enthusiast, 91 Pts Conn Guide
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SKU: 16MISC
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Red Blend
Alcohol %
15.4
Wine Enthusiast
92
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
92 Pts Wine Enthusiast This is a robust, full-flavored blend of 55% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 15% Mourvèdre, a majority of the wine aged in concrete. Rose-petal and lavender aromas lead to big layers of black licorice, grilled meat, mushroom and strawberry puree, as underlying acidity saves the day. 91 Pts Conn Guide Acting more like a Syrah than it has any right to do, this blend is lifted by aromas of black cherries, dark coffee, licorice and dried bark, and it gives no ground in the mouth where its full body and evident tannins give it a gruff edge that demands several years of bottle age. Its label nomenclature might suggest something less than serious, but the depth and range here say otherwise, and if we are used to the bold and unmistakable purity of this winery's many Rhône bottlings, this effort demonstrates a mastery of the art of the blend as well. Reviewed: March 2019
Production
158 cases