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2018 The 46 Reserve

Price:88.00
  • The Wine
  • The Specs

Product Description

V. 2018

47% Syrah, 42% Grenache, 11% Mourvedre

A bril­liant gar­net col­or, the 2018 46 Reserve pro­vides beau­ti­ful­ly charged aro­mat­ics the moment it hits the glass. Ripe straw­ber­ries, rasp­ber­ries, red licorice, caramel, laven­der and berg­amot all dance from the glass. As you sip the wine, you are pre­sent­ed with a delight­ful ten­sion between the silky tan­nin struc­ture and the bright acid­i­ty of the wine work­ing in won­der­ful tan­dem. Lus­cious red berries, cin­na­mon, cola, anise, pipe tobac­co, Earl Grey tea and crushed lime­stone, all sing in every deca­dent sip.

94 pts. Jeb Dun­nuck
Pre­vi­ous vin­tage scored at 95 pts. Josh Raynolds, Vinous; 94 pts. Doug Wilder, PDWR

Pre­vi­ous Vintages:

2019 — Hold, more aging rec­om­mend­ed
2018 — Drink­ing well, decant­i­ng rec­om­mend­ed
2017 — Drink­ing well, decant­i­ng rec­om­mend­ed
2016 — Drink­ing well: Youth­ful
2015 — Drink­ing well: Ear­ly Matu­ri­ty
2014 — Drink­ing well: Ear­ly Matu­ri­ty
2013 — Drink­ing well: Ear­ly Maturity