2002 Dominus Estate Red Wine Napa Valley
173 Ratings
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173 Ratings
2002 Dominus Estate Red Wine Napa Valley

Winemaker's Notes

A flawless, seamless integration of tannin, wood, alcohol and acidity is found in this dense, plum/purple-colored Dominus, along with copious notes of sweet black currants interwoven with kirsch, forest floor, unsmoked cigar tobacco, new saddle leather and forest floor. Full-bodied with velvety tannins, stunning elegance and a 45-second finish,

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A flawless, seamless integration of tannin, wood, alcohol and acidity is found in this dense, plum/purple-colored Dominus, along with copious notes of sweet black currants interwoven with kirsch, forest floor, unsmoked cigar tobacco, new saddle leather and forest floor. Full-bodied with velvety tannins, stunning elegance and a 45-second finish,

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/01/2009
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 05/16/2010
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/09. Youthfully floral and tight, this vintage of Dominus is a big wine that holds all of its weight behind a powerful structure. And it's the power of that structure that is front and center-red apple-skin acidity and walnut-skin tannin-needing a ribeye with plenty of fat to bring the fruit out of its cage. Stay with it and the wine's earthiness begins to meld with the blueberry and chocolate richness. But it's all completely primary. Put this away for ten years, and drink the Napanook while it matures.
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1992 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 6/95.
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/16/2011