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Duckhorn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
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Wine Description

(1996 Vintage) This is a powerful wine chock full of a myriad of flavors that keep developing. From herbaceous and spicy to currant and blueberry, these are the initial aromas which invite closer inspection. Black tea, bittersweet chocolate, bell pepper, black olive and herbs complete the bouquet. The wine has an enticing mouthfeel features supple, round tannins. Finally, a silky finish lingers with spicy hints of white pepper. All is packaged in subtle oak as a rounded and balanced wine. Will be memorable for ...

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine
    (2006 Vintage) "Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine ( ) in the August 2010 issue. If arguably a slightly smaller scaled wine than its more opulent mates
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) "A bold, rich, massive expression of exuberant Cabernet, with layers of concentrated currant, blackberry, spice and wild berry flavors that offer a mix of power and finesse, easing up a bit on the finish, where the tannins are ripe and firm. Best from 2006 through 2012. 2,642 cases made."
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/02
  • Wine Advocate
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 141 on Jun-02
  • Robert Parker
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 150