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Duckhorn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
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Wine Description

(2008 Vintage) "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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  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) "A bold, rich, massive expression of exuberant Cabernet, with layers of concentrated currant, blackberry, spice and wild berry flavors that offer a mix of power and finesse, easing up a bit on the finish, where the tannins are ripe and firm. Best from 2006 through 2012. 2,642 cases made."
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/02
  • Wine Advocate
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 141 on Jun-02
  • Robert Parker
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 150
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Dec-06