2006 Buoncristiani Cabernet Sauvignon The Core Napa Valley
8 Ratings
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8 Ratings
2006 Buoncristiani Cabernet Sauvignon The Core Napa Valley

Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

Excellent concentration of dark berry flavors, ripe fleshy tannin, and deep dark pigment. 20 months aging in 80% new French oak barrels rounded out the palate even further, while adding more texture, aroma, and flavor components. Expect to find deep aromas of cassis, blackberry, dark chocolate, caramelized oak, toffee, and the Buoncristiani signatures of balance, depth on the mid palate, and a lengthy persistent finish.

93+ Points, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate:

"The superb 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon (88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Malbec, and a dollop of Merlot) boasts a dense ruby/purple color in addition to plentiful aromas of sweet black cherries, black currants, graphite, white chocolate, and a subtle note of smoky oak. With outstanding richness, texture, and equilibrium as well as sweet tannins (particularly for a 2006), this beauty will benefit from 2-5 years of cellaring, and should keep for 20+ years."

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Vineyard

Buoncristiani

Style

Red

Excellent concentration of dark berry flavors, ripe fleshy tannin, and deep dark pigment. 20 months aging in 80% new French oak barrels rounded out the palate even further, while adding more texture, aroma, and flavor components. Expect to find deep aromas of cassis, blackberry, dark chocolate, caramelized oak, toffee, and the Buoncristiani signatures of balance, depth on the mid palate, and a lengthy persistent finish.

93+ Points, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate:

"The superb 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon (88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Malbec, and a dollop of Merlot) boasts a dense ruby/purple color in addition to plentiful aromas of sweet black cherries, black currants, graphite, white chocolate, and a subtle note of smoky oak. With outstanding richness, texture, and equilibrium as well as sweet tannins (particularly for a 2006), this beauty will benefit from 2-5 years of cellaring, and should keep for 20+ years."

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    this is a proprietary blend of cab, syrah, merlot, and malbec. quite delicious with smooth long finish. would buy again.

    about 4 years
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    quite possibly the best wine we've had, aerate in decanter and smooth full mouth feel with excellent texture

    over 4 years