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Louis Martini Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve

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Blend: 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 1.5% Cabernet Franc, 1% Sangiovese, .5% Petite Verdot, 4% Petite Sirah, .5% Syrah, .5% Barbera The Louis M. Martini Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits a deep garnet, color with intense aromas of cedary oak, currents and black cherries. Concentrated flavors of ripe plums, chocolate and tobacco marry perfectly with the oak nuances. A well structured wine that is balanced with firm, velvety tannins that culminate in a long, elegant finish. This wine i...

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    9% Syrah; 8% Merlot. Here is a clean, smoothly textured, mid-sized Cabernet that eschews extract and pushy ripeness in favor of balance and accessible fruit. It delivers a modest measure of currants and cherries backed up by muted oak, and its very back- ground tannins make it a wine to enjoy over the next few years. GOOD VALUE
  • Wine Spectator