Duckhorn Vineyards Paraduxx Winery Z Blend Napa Valley
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94 Ratings
Duckhorn Vineyards Paraduxx Winery Z Blend Napa Valley

Winemaker's Notes

This seamless blend offers a heady mix of blueberry and cherry aromas, underscored by layers of vanilla, clove, molasses, black pepper and lavender. On the palate, it is velvety and round with lush and lingering berry and cherry flavors supported by well-integrated tannins. Balanced acidity adds brightness and lift of brambly fruit, which carries through to a long, satisfying finish.

This seamless blend offers a heady mix of blueberry and cherry aromas, underscored by layers of vanilla, clove, molasses, black pepper and lavender. On the palate, it is velvety and round with lush and lingering berry and cherry flavors supported by well-integrated tannins. Balanced acidity adds brightness and lift of brambly fruit, which carries through to a long, satisfying finish.

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    90 Points - Wine Enthusiast! The C Blend was crafted from a core of Cabernet Sauvignon fused with the robust flavors of California's native Zinfandel. The depth and power of Cabernet pairs well with Zinfandel's bright fruit and spice, creating a balanced wine with mouth-filling tannins that will cellar well for years.

    3 months
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    Lots of layers to this big velvety blend of Zin and Cab. Brambly fruit greets palate with warm notes of vanilla and sweet spice with a touch of spicey black pepper. Quite yummy.

    8 months
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    ed

    Beautiful cab zin blend. Nice balance of fruit. Nice structure and finish.

    3 months
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    Wonderful wine. Enjoyed it tremendously. Nice, smooth and great finish

    8 months
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    11/4/13. Good CA blend. Hard to find and pricy

    8 months
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    Zin and Cab! Delish

    8 months
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    always a good wine

    9 months
Expert Reviews
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    Each of the three varieties in the blend brings its own unique contribution. Zinfandel, the majority, gives spicy wild-berry flavors and robust body. Cabernet Sauvignon lends its firm tannins and deep black-currant flavors, while Merlot adds a soft, sensual mouthfeel. The resulting wine is easy to drink now with almost anything calling for a full-bodied dry red wine. - The Wine Enthusiast