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Altamura Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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(2005 Vintage) The 2005 Altamura Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has quickly become one of my favorite wines from our Estate Vineyards. The wine is extremely concentrated, rich and polished with a complex core of black fruit. The deep hues of black cherry are a precursor to the flavors of blackcurrant, coffee, licorice, cocoa and cedar. The soft and well integrated tannins carry and hold these textures and flavors into a long and lingering finish.

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    Wine Spectator - 31 May 2009 ALTAMURA Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2005 Score: 93 Release Price: $75 A ripe, juicy mix of black cherry, wild berry, plum and currant, this firms up midpalate and holds its focus, revealing greater depth and complexity and ending with a nice tight, tannic backbone. Drink now through 2016. 4,100 cases made. –JL

    over 5 years
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  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/07/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/18/2013
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2008 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 12/31/2011