2008 Duckhorn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
321 Ratings
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321 Ratings
2008 Duckhorn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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...

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"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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  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Dec-06
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 150
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 141 on Jun-02
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1988 Vintage)