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Region Vintage Name Qty Unit Size Price Note Rating
California 1997 Duckhorn Vineyards Napa Cabernet 1 Case 75cl
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  • Rating:

    86

    Price ($)

    $45

    Drink Date

    2000 - 2010

    Reviewed by

    Robert M. Parker, Jr.

    Issue Date

    23rd Dec 2000

    Source

    132, The Wine Advocate

    The saturated ruby/plum-colored 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon displays straightforward black currant fruit flavors with licorice, cedar, and earth notes. While medium-bodied and attractively ripe, it is somewhat one dimensional. Drink it over the next decade.  

Tasting Notes
86
California 2006 Dominus - owc 6x75 1 Case 75cl
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  • Rating:

    96

    Price ($)

    $130

    Drink Date

    2008 - 2033

    Reviewed by

    Robert M. Parker, Jr.

    Issue Date

    22nd Dec 2008

    Source

    180, The Wine Advocate

    There are 6,500 cases of the superb 2006 Dominus (91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Petit Verdot). Its dark plum/purple color is accompanied by aromas and flavors of truffles, forest floor, black cherries, black currants, and Asian spices. One of the finest wines of the vintage, it is complete, full-bodied, and seamlessly built with beautiful ripe tannins, low acidity, and a luscious, layered mouthfeel. The aromatics are even more evolved and complex than the 2005's. The 2006 should drink well for 20-25 years.   

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96
California 2013 Continuum - owc 6x75 1 Case 75cl
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  • 97+

    Price ($)

    $225

    Drink Date

    2016 - 2046

    Reviewed by

    Robert M. Parker, Jr.

    Issue Date

    30th Dec 2016

    Source

    228, The Wine Advocate

    The blend of the 2013 Proprietary Red Continuum is 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Cabernet Franc, 9% Petit Verdot and 4% Merlot. This was aged in about 80% new French oak for 20 months prior to bottling. In his technical notes he said that 30% of production was declassified. A flawless, potential masterpiece in the making, the dense ruby/purple color, beautiful notes of blueberry, black cherry, graphite and a touch of earth and background smoke are followed by a full-bodied wine with gorgeous integration of acidity, tannin, wood and alcohol. The tannins are present and substantial, but silky and well-integrated. This is a tour de force from Tim Mondavi and his team – a masterpiece of power and finesse that, although approachable now, should age gracefully for at least another 25-30 years.

Tasting Notes
97
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