Bond Melbury 2006

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Bond Melbury 2006

SKU 537


Since its debut with the 1999 vintage, the consistent hallmarks of Melbury have been plush red fruits (currants, bing cherries), redolent with spice and the scent of violets. Elegance and a supple texture define the structure of this wine.
Category Red Wine
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Bond
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Wine AdvocateThe 2006 Melbury has a dense plum/purple color and a big, sweet, scorched earth, creme de cassis and blueberry nose, with hints of charcoal, spice box, and graphite. Rich, well-made, and showing exceptionally well from bottle, it is a wine that will certainly evolve for 25 or more years.

Robert Parker, December 2009
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Wine EnthusiastStarts with a beautiful ruby color that's so pretty and gleaming. Appeals right away for its rich, attractive sour cherry candy, vanilla and anise aromas and flavors that are well-integrated with smoky oak. The tannins are firm, but ultra-refined, and the finish is entirely dry. A well-made, elegant wine of place that needs time. 2012-2018.

Steve Heimoff, March 1, 2010
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Wine SpectatorDense and chewy, well-oaked and concentrated, with dried currant, herb, sage and cedary oak flavors that are firm and structured. A big style, with a tannin level that will require patience. Best from 2010 through 2017. 706 cases made.

James Laube, November 15, 2009