69 Ratings
Clos du Val Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Napa Valley
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Wine Description

(1995 Vintage)

Elegant and ripe, with black cherry and plumy Cabernet flavors of moderate depth, richness, and concentration. The '95 finishes with a pretty burst of ripe fruit and firm but polished tannins.

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    WE 94; elegant. The winery resolutely refuses to kowtow to the modern style of ultraripe, extracted fruit, high alcohol and massive oak. This lovely Cab, which contains a drop of Merlot, defines their style, and is a joy to drink. It has rich, complex cherry and blackberry flavors, flecked with earth and herbs, and is just beginning a long journey. Now–2021, at least.

    over 3 years
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    non reserve - smooth. not too dry. very drinkable. ate with duck and lamb Christmas 2010- Portland

    over 6 years
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    a bit strong cab among ones from napa valley

    over 5 years
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    Very much enjoyed it. Earthy.

    over 5 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (1979 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/01/84