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Bogle Vineyards

USA, Merlot, Bogle Vineyards, (Clarksburg, Lodi, Monterey), California, 2009

Grapes from Clarksburg, Lodi and Monterey. N/ Blackberry, smoked plums, earth, barrel room, confectionery. T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Medium-high acid. Soft, full, and smoked plums. Red berries and cranberries. Extended finish for the price point. I think some of their past Petite Sirah vintages have been excellent, so was hoping for just a wee bit more […]

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USA, Petit Sirah, Bogle Vineyards, Clarksburg and Lodi, California, 2008


N/ Smoked barrel room. Smoked plums. Black olives. Blackberries. Smoldering logs. Brick dust. Light game. Burnt sugar. T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Plums and black olive stew. Big tannins, slightly rough, even on night two. Oak juice and light soy sauce finish. Winemakers = Eric Aafedt and Chris Smith Price = $8 – $11 Rating = […]

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