2003 Miner Family The Oracle3 Ratings
2003 Miner Family The Oracle
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Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines52% Cabernet Sauvignon; 31% Merlot; 17% Cabernet Franc. This masterful blend of Bordelaise varietals fixes on very deep and fairly classic Cabernet fruit while finding nuances of herbs, briary spice and just the right measure of complementary oak within its layered and involving mix. Its fraction of Merlot is made manifest by way of its plump and polished palatal feel, and its long, characterful finish is firmed by perfectly integrated tannins. Despite it many immediate charms, the wine promises ...
International Wine CellarGood red-ruby. Currant, black cherry, mint and bitter chocolate on the nose. Sweet, smooth and spicy, with a slight green streak to the flavors of redcurrant, minerals and oak. The strong wood component cuts off the fruit on the rather tannic finish. This is more minerally but comes across as a tad dry compared to the regular cabernet bottling.
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 91.1 pts. and median of 91 pts. in 37 notes)