Winery Enkidu - Humbaba Rhone Blend

Winery Enkidu Humbaba Rhone Blend

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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters consider this wine to be one of the best in the region.
The Humbaba Rhone Blend of Winery Enkidu is a red wine from the region of Lake County in California.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with beef, game (deer, venison) or lamb.

Taste structure of the Humbaba Rhone Blend from the Winery Enkidu

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Humbaba Rhone Blend of Winery Enkidu in the region of California is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

Wine with spices taste

eucalyptus

Wine with oak taste

On the nose the Humbaba Rhone Blend of Winery Enkidu in the region of California often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit.

Details and technical informations about Winery Enkidu's Humbaba Rhone Blend.

Winery
Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Alcohol
15.2°
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Petit Courbu

Petit Courbu blanc is a grape variety that originated in France (Pyrenees). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches and small grapes. Petit Courbu blanc can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Rhone Valley, Loire Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais, Armagnac.

Last vintages of this wine

Humbaba Rhone Blend - 2017
In the top 100 of of Lake County wines
Average rating: 3.8 1 1 1 0.5 0
Humbaba Rhone Blend - 2015
In the top 100 of of Lake County wines
Average rating: 3.8 1 1 1 0.5 0
Humbaba Rhone Blend - 2013
In the top 100 of of Lake County wines
Average rating: 4 1 1 1 1 0
Humbaba Rhone Blend - 2012
In the top 100 of of Lake County wines
Average rating: 4 1 1 1 1 0
Humbaba Rhone Blend - 2011
In the top 100 of of Lake County wines
Average rating: 3.8 1 1 1 0.5 0
Humbaba Rhone Blend - 2010
In the top 100 of of Lake County wines
Average rating: 3.9 1 1 1 1 0
Humbaba Rhone Blend - 2009
In the top 100 of of Lake County wines
Average rating: 4 1 1 1 1 0

The best vintages of Humbaba Rhone Blend from Winery Enkidu are 2007, 2008, 2013, 2012 and 2009.

Informations about the Winery Enkidu

The winery offers 37 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 4.
It is in the top 3 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Lake County in the region of California

The Winery Enkidu is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 29 wines for sale in the of Lake County to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine California
In the top 6500 of of United States wines
In the top 1500 of of Lake County wines
In the top 25000 of red wines
In the top 30000 wines of the world

The wine region of Lake County

The wine region du Lake County is located in the region of North Coast in California in United States. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Alienor or the Domaine Derenoncourt produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Lake County are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Merlot, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Lake County often reveals types of flavors of grapefruit, spices or tropical fruit and sometimes also flavors of floral, vegetal or red fruit.


The wine region of California

California is the largest and most important wine region in the United States. It represents the southern two-thirds (850 miles or 1,370 kilometers) of the country's west coast. (Oregon and Washington make up the rest. ) The state also spans nearly 10 degrees of latitude.

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The word of the wine: Magnum

Bottle with a capacity of 1.5 litres.

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