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Duckhorn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
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Wine Details

Wine Description

(From «nv» Vintage) The final blend for our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is approachable in its youth, with a soft texture and notable finesse, but also has the strength to carry forward for a decade or longer.

Winemaker's Notes

"The 2008 growing season has produced a particularly complex and complete expression of Napa Valley Merlot, combining bright, lifted red fruit elements with darker, more extracted layers. This depth is on display in the aromatics, where notes of Asian spice, red currant, plum and blueberry crisp are supported by a subtle streak of earthiness. The palate is both velvety and balanced, with flavors that echo the aromas. These flavors are held together by granular tannins and accented by oak-inspired...

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine
    (From 2006 Vintage) "Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine ( ) in the August 2010 issue. If arguably a slightly smaller scaled wine than its more opulent mates
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/02
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 141 on Jun-02
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 150
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Dec-06