(2012 Vintage) NAPANOOK IS A BLEND OF BORDEAUX VARIETALS SPECIFICALLY SELECTED FROM THE ESTATE VINEYARD FOR THEIR LIVELY FRUIT AND BOLD CHARACTER. NAPANOOK WINES ARE YOUTHFUL AND EXUBERANT, MEANT TO BE ENJOYED REGULARLY WHEN A MORE CASUAL WINE IS CALLED FOR.
Roederer rep tasting at Party Source. Decanted 6 hrs. Look: '09 great deep purple [actual 2008]. Nose: Plum, cedar, clay; blackberry. Body: 2.5% milk. Taste: Plum, oak, cedar, eucalyptus, dust, red soil. Finish: Big tannins on the end. Finish 1 minute. Summary: 89 pts. (4936 views)
Nice cab. More French than typical Napa cab. Rounder, less tannic, LEDs fruit. More balanced. Garnet. Red cherry.
12/26/13 w Andrew - AMAZING, worth the price, very complex
Had this bottle at Ellina's in Aspen.
Robert ParkerRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/16/2010