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2017 Jess and Jules Red Blends or Varietals "Red Blend"

Jess and Jules 2017 Red Blend

Winery: Jess and Jules

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Red Blend"

Wine Category: Red Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 67% Merlot, 18% Malbec, 14% Petit Verdot & 1% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: North Coast

State or country: CA

Price: $30

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: September 12, 2020

Wine Review: This slightly opaque and dark ruby colored red blend opens with a clay pot and black currant bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and savory. The flavor profile is a black plum and stony mineral blend with notes of oak and dark cocoa. I also detected hints of blueberry. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins stick around for a very long time. I would pair this red blend with a grilled Angus burger topped with Swiss cheese, sautéed onions and shiitake mushrooms. Enjoy – Ken (Total Wine Exclusive)

Winemaker Notes: This uncommonly precise Merlot-based blend is perfumed and expressive, exhibiting violets, blueberries and wild cherries in the aromas, while the palate showcases a supple texture and vivid black raspberry and mocha flavors Paring: An ideal match for roast pork loin, filet mignon or mushroom risotto.

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