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Wine Details

Vineyard

Quintessa

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1997 Vintage) Quintessa 1997 Harvest Dates: September 2 – 26, 1997 Skin contact: 15 days Time in oak: 23 months Type of oak: 100% French, 50% new Release date: September 2000 Quintessa 1997 exhibits amazing layers of ripe and concentrated fruit, sweet and long tannins that create richness on the palate. The ripe flavors are also complemented by aromas of bright red fruit that enhances this wine's drinking pleasure. Some refer to this as the vintage of the century - all we know is this lovely wine will read more...Quintessa 1997 Harvest Dates: September 2 – 26, 1997 Skin contact: 15 days Time in oak: 23 months Type of oak: 100% French, 50% new Release date: September 2000 Quintessa 1997 exhibits amazing layers of ripe and concentrated fruit, sweet and long tannins that create richness on the palate. The ripe flavors are also complemented by aromas of bright red fruit that enhances this wine's drinking pleasure. Some refer to this as the vintage of the century - all we know is this lovely wine will stand the test of time and continue to develop for five to ten years in the bottle. (hide)

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