Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon
63 Ratings
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63 Ratings
Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Details

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2007 Vintage) One of the most complex aromas I’ve ever seen on any Merlot. exploding out of the glass are ripe red fruits, candle wax, violet and other floral aromas, caramel, graham crackers, and a puree of bramble fruits. on the second day a beautiful note of chocolate and coffee appear, along with a fantastic note of sweet earth and dust. the acid of the wine is very refreshing and balances the long, lush, soft mouthfeel. the wine has laser precision and is quite structured for Merlot—and while drinking great now, will reward a few years of aging.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/09. This is a savory merlot, drawn from Seven Hills, Loess, Pepper Bridge and Mill Creek Upland fruit. It leads with a meaty scent, like air-dried, spice-rubbed beef; the flavors are dense and savory. With air, the dried plum and cherry fills out the formidable structure, a clear indication of a wine that will age.
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 164 on Apr-06
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1995 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 119 on Oct-98
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1991 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/94
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1990 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/93.