12 Ratings
Bond Estates Melbury Red

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Wine Description

(2002 Vintage) "An exquisite effort, the 2002 Melbury Proprietary Red boasts a dense purple color to the rim along with a sweet perfume of acacia flowers, blueberry pie, licorice, and a hint of hot rocks. A wine of great intensity, tremendous voluptuousness and opulence, fabulous purity, low acidity, and silky tannin, this stunning 2002 can be drunk now and over the next 15-20 years. This is the newest brainchild of the irrepressible Bill Harlan and his sensational winemaking team of Bob Levy and Michel Rolla...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/05.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 162.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.
  • Robert Parker
    (2002 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: (96-98) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03