Bond Melbury Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend 2009

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Bright, dark ruby-red. Very suave scents of dark berries, black cherry, spices and licorice. There's a lovely density and silkiness of texture here but also surprisingly powerful, penetrating acidity and a firm tannic spine. This wine seemed rather delicate in the early going but today its very long, mounting finish conveys an impression of power, with its tongue-staining tannins coming across as a bit grittier than those of the supernal 2010 and thus giving the wine a spikier impression of structure. This very young wine should be long-lived. (Stephen Tanzer, Vinous, July 2019)

Bright, dark ruby-red. Very suave scents of dark berries, black cherry, spices and licorice. There's a lovely density and silkiness of texture here but also surprisingly powerful, penetrating acidity and a firm tannic spine. This wine seemed rather delicate in the early going but today its very long, mounting finish conveys an impression of power, with its tongue-staining tannins coming across as a bit grittier than those of the supernal 2010 and thus giving the wine a spikier impression of structure. This very young wine should be long-lived. (Stephen Tanzer, Vinous, July 2019)

9.4

Charlie Beatty Delectable Pro

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Awesome finish at #Capitalgrille in Cherry Hill NJ after a Great Eagles Win over Minnesota! Two awesome accomplishments! 2009 Melbury from the Great Bond Winery. Tried this young and yes needed a lot of time. NOW it is full rich with soft tannins and ready to go! Bright red fruits, supple, and a Beauty to consume. Awesome Day and Night! A solid 95+ in my book CB #Eagles !

Awesome finish at #Capitalgrille in Cherry Hill NJ after a Great Eagles Win over Minnesota! Two awesome accomplishments! 2009 Melbury from the Great Bond Winery. Tried this young and yes needed a lot of time. NOW it is full rich with soft tannins and ready to go! Bright red fruits, supple, and a Beauty to consume. Awesome Day and Night! A solid 95+ in my book CB #Eagles !

9.5

leon egozi

2009 Napa cab retrospective

2009 Napa cab retrospective

9.6

Howard Greenfield

2009 Napa Retro

2009 Napa Retro

9.2

ADAM STROMFELD Delectable Pro

Blockbuster big bright blue and red fruits. This is a meal in itself. Even after letting it breathe for an hour it was still tight. Definitely needs more time in the bottle

Blockbuster big bright blue and red fruits. This is a meal in itself. Even after letting it breathe for an hour it was still tight. Definitely needs more time in the bottle

9.0

William Goldsmith

Insane

Insane

9.9

Jon Simpson

Best ever!!

Best ever!!

9.4

Bob Willingham

The BEST wine I have ever tasted!!!! From my dear cousins CJ and Nancy to celebrate my new job!.

The BEST wine I have ever tasted!!!! From my dear cousins CJ and Nancy to celebrate my new job!.

9.6

David Kwinter

Super young, extremely balanced and bold. Can't wait until it grows up!

Super young, extremely balanced and bold. Can't wait until it grows up!

9.7

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