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2010 Vigilance US Red Blend "Cimarron"

Vigilance 2010 Cimarron

Winery: Vigilance

Vintage: 2010

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Cimarron"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 44% Zinfandel, 39% Syrah, 9% Petite Sirah, & 8% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Lake County

State or country: CA

Price: $25

Cases produced: 18,000

KWG Score: 87 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: November 19, 2012

Wine Review: This slightly opaque and dark ruby colored red blend opens with a ripe blackberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and juicy. The flavor profile is a chalky blackberry with notes of black currant and a touch of black licorice and mild old oak. The finish is dry and its mild old tannins and some minerality show up as it closes. This wine would pair well with comfort food. Shepherd's pie comes to mind. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Color: Bright Purple Garnet Aroma: Black Cherry, Blackberry, Creamy Vanilla Oak Flavor: Ripe Cherry, Dark Berry, Spice Texture: Rich and ripe with a lush balanced mouthfeel

Organic status: not organic

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