2004 Nicholas Cole Camille Columbia Valley
|Varietal:||Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon|
The 2004 Nicholas Cole Cellars Camille oozes with decadence. This wine, with layer upon layer of balanced fruit and spicy oak blended with aromas of dark chocolate, fresh ground espresso and a hint of sweet pipe tobacco, will entice your senses. Intense, dark color, with a complex structure embracing velvety tannins leads to a long, caressing finish. One of our most sophisticated wines to date, your palate will desire more of this silky, sensuous Bordeaux style wine. Cellar through 2020 plus.
Wine Advocate"The 2004 Camille is a blend of 64% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Franc, and 13% Cabernet Sauvignon. The nose offers up toasty oak, some pleasant herbaceousness from the Cabernet Franc, as well as red and black currants and a hint of leather. On the palate there is excellent depth and concentration, broad spicy flavors, and a long, pure finish. The ripe tannins are nicely integrated and should allow for 5-7 years of further development. This classy effort should drink well through 2040. The good news is t...
Wine SpectatorRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/07.