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WTN: Beckman CuveeLeBec '11..(short/boring)

by TomHill » Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:42 pm

Tried this last night w/ Romertopf PorkButt:
1. BeckmanVnyd CuveeLeBec SantaYnezVlly (46% Syrah/36% Grenache/11% Mourv/7% Counoise; 14.0%; 5300 cs; EG/EB; http://www.beckmenvineyards.com) LosOlivos 2011: Dark color; very strong blackberry/Syrah/boysenberry/strawberry/big fruit slight earthy/loamy/milk of magnesia quite attractive nose; slightly tart rich/lush/structured very strong blackberry/Syrah/boysenberry slight strawberry/Grenache/plummy light toasty/oak bit earthy/loamy flavor w/ modest tannins; long rich/ripe/lush strong blackberry/boysenberry/plummy/Syrah light toasty/oak slight earthy finish w/ soft/round/light tannins; quite good drinking now and should go another 3-5 yrs; a very attractive Rhone blend at a great price. $14.40 (PrimaIlC)
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A wee BP:
1. This arrived in my Prima IlConsorzio shipment ystrday, so thought I'd Pobega it. For some reason, Beckman had sorta fallen off my radar. I should revisit them.
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Re: WTN: Beckman CuveeLeBec '11..(short/boring)

by Redwinger » Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:50 am

Back in the day, Le Bec was my go to "Tuesday night" wine. Good to see Beckmen continuing this tradition of a solid (well, it really isn't solid) wine at a great price.
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