Posts Tagged Tablas Creek

2000 Tablas Creek Esprit de Beaucastel Red, Paso Robles

This vintage shows candied cherry fruit that is riper and more extracted than the 2001, reviewed at the same time. The alcohol weighs in at 14.6%; this ain’t no wimp wine. It is more typical of the California style, and looks to be... Read more

1999 Tablas Creek Reserve Cuvée, Paso Robles

A blend of Mourvedre, Syrah, Grenache Noir and Counoise, this is a dense wine, with lots of deep, dark fruit. It’s a sleek, balanced red that shows forward California fruit made with a French flair. MSRP: $29.99 (March 2003) Wine Lines... Read more

2001 Tablas Creek Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc, Paso Robles

A blend of Roussanne, Viognier, Grenache Blanc and Marsanne, this wine has complex flavors of pear, peach, citrus and tropical fruits, held together with a zippy streak of acidity. MSRP: $35 (March 2003) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

2000 Tablas Creek ‘Clos Blanc,’ Paso Robles

Interesting blend of Roussanne, Viognier, Marsanne and Grenache Blanc. Distinctly perfumed and flowery. Apple blossom, orange zest and allspice. Fat; low in acid. MSRP: N/A (June 2002) Wine Lines rating:... Read more