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2001 Abundance "Abundantly Rich Red" - Printable Version

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- Glass_A_Day - 03-06-2005 07:28 PM

Not quite as abundant as one might expect. Rather bland and boring with a metallic componant that really kills what little there was to start. With the Zin being only $4 more, the decision on which to buy again is simple. The web site describes as below:

"The 2001 ABUNDANTLY RICH RED is a sumptuous layered blend of three Syrahs from the appellations of Paso Robles, Lodi and Arroyo Seco. Next was added Carignane and a bit of Sangiovese to set the stage for great 'bottle bouquet' then finished with Merlot to add another layer of richness."


- winoweenie - 03-07-2005 08:27 AM

Another fine example of to not believe everything you see in print GAD. I'd sue for false advertising! WW [img]http://www.wines.com/ubb2/wink.gif[/img]


- Glass_A_Day - 03-07-2005 08:38 AM

Well, I did like their Zin, so I figured why not give it a shot. I really wish there were more tastings around so I could try before I buy. Although, I did just attend a huge tasting with over 200 wines in the under $20 price range. I'm wondering if I'm too picky. Out of the bunch, there were only 2 "must buys." You would be proud of me WW. In the past six months I have not bought 1 wine on WS or RP recommendation alone.