Blooms Winery 2010 Poetic, Washington, $35

By on January 22, 2014

blooms-winery-logoWhidbey Island winemakers Ken and Virgina Bloom blend Malbec, Petit Verdot and Syrah to create the latest edition of their flagship release from Langley, and they show an even hand with oak, which makes for fruit-forward aromas of black cherry, boysenberry, blackberry and violets. There’s more in store on the palate, featuring a balanced structure with cranberry, allspice, menthol and black pepper.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 61 cases

Alcohol: 14.3%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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