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2009 Blue Rock Red Blends or Varietals "Baby Blue"

Blue Rock 2009 Baby Blue

Winery: Blue Rock

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Baby Blue"

Wine Category: Red Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 39% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Cabernet Franc, & 9 Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Alexander Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $25

Cases produced: 1,250

KWG Score: 90 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: September 22, 2011

Wine Review: This slightly opaque red blend opens with fragrant black raspberry bouquet with a hint of dried cranberry and cherry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and smooth, yet juicy. The flavor profile is a tasty cherry cola and blueberry blend with hint of mild oak. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are bit sticky and linger for quite some time. This is a food friendly red wine that would pair perfectly with a thick cut of prime rib. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Baby Blue is quickly becoming our most popular everyday wine. It is a blend from the Estate's young vines and meant to be immediately drinkable and more accessible that the more densely structured Blue Rock Cabernet.

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