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9 Ratings
Colgin IX Estate Red Napa Valley

Wine Description

Saturated deep ruby. Roasted black raspberry and fla mboyant chocolatey oak on the nose. Lush and seamless, with a texture of liquid velvet. Compelling, primary flavors of blackberry, chocolate and fl...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 12/06
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/06
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 162
  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 126, May/June 2006 ($175) Ruby-red. Explosive aromas of black raspberry, minerals, graphite and flowers. Wonderf...
  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 126, May/June 2006 ($175) Ruby-red. Explosive aromas of black raspberry, minerals, graphite and flowers. Wonderfully sweet and dense, with a superripe suggestion of maple syrup and a note of hot rocks. Finishes with huge, chewy but well-buffered tannins and a lingering note of caramel. Perhaps the least lively today of these 2003s, but winemaker Aubert notes that the 2003 vintage in general here brought higher...