Original
62 Ratings
Bonny Doon Vineyard Le Cigare Volant Central Coast

Wine Description

(2000 Vintage) A little bit of a stylistic departure for Bonny Doon. Since I have been hanging out with Patrick Ducournau, I have learned the mantra: "I will fear no tannin." Cigare has always been fruit-driven (in the Australian parlance) and usually has had the soft, plush texture of the upholstery one finds in a vintage Citroën. We have upped the ante and given the wine a little more grip, more conjones, if you will. I think that in doing so, we have enchanced this Cigares ability to age. Varietal compositio...

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  • Planet Grape
    (2011 Vintage) Chewy, ripe and meaty with notes of boysenberry, wild cherry, osso buco and mushroom.
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2003 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (1988 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/90
  • Wine Spectator
    (1986 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/88
  • Wine Spectator
    (1987 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/89