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186 Ratings
Clos du Bois Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
$9.99 USD
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Wine Description

This deep, luscious, full bodied red wine intermingles ripe plum and blackberry notes with intriguing encores of licorice and toasty oak.

Richly textured and intense, Briarcrest harmonizes blackberry and black cherry with toasty oak and cedar.

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2002 Vintage) Clean and somewhat simple yet quite attractive for a young wine of its wholly inviting price, this bottling smells of appley aromas with wisps of creamy oak and pie crust toastiness. Bright and slightly round in style with easy-to-like, direct fruit, this wine can often be found at deep discount and turns into a real bargain. GOOD VALUE
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2004 Vintage) Intense and concentrated, with a vibrant medley of dark fruits built around currant, blackberry and wild berry fruit that offers a unique flavor profile. Excellent acidity and firm, vibrant tannins on the finish. Still, the flavors are persistent. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2012.
  • Wine Buyer
    (2004 Vintage) A richly textured, smooth wine, Briarcrest offers thick blackberry, dark cherry and cassis flavors, harmonized with toasty oak, cedar, tobacco and chocolate aromas. Briarcrest is intense, big and fruity in its youth and can be bottle-aged up to 15 years, developing added smoothness and rich complexity. January 2010
  • Wine & Spirits
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast