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Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2012

Winemaker's Notes:

"Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Aged in French oak for approximately 15 months. Drinks of red raspberries, plums and quintessential dark cherries. Notes of cedar and spice from oak aging. Amazing velvety tannins, depth of fruit flavors and length." -Winery

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External Reviews for Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
07/22/2015

Trim and tight, offering chewy, cedar-laced currant and red berry flavors, with touches of tobacco and loamy earth. Ends with a cleansing finish. Drink now through 2023. 60,000 cases made.


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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
07/22/2015

The more serious from Avalon is the 60,000-case cuvée of 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa. Also 100% varietal, it was aged 16 months in French and American oak. It exhibits a dark ruby/plum color along with notes of sweet blackcurrants and plums intermixed with forest floor, licorice and subtle roasted herbs. Fleshy, round and seductive, it will drink well for 2–3 years.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 03/26/2013

Drinks of red raspberries, plums and quintessential dark cherries. Notes of cedar and spice from oak aging. Amazing velvety tannins, depth of fruit flavors and length


External Review
Vintage: 2009 03/13/2013

A dense plum/ruby color is followed by a wine with serious ripeness, supple, velvety tannins, abundant black currant, cedar and spice box notes, medium-bodied flavors and surprising texture and length.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2008 04/12/2011

On the nose our 2008 vintage shows aromatics of dark stone fruits including plum and cherry with oak notes of vanilla and coffee. The wine tastes of boysenberry jam and European dark chocolate with su


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2007 04/12/2011

88 Points - Wine Advocate As one might expect, the 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa (which is blended with Syrah and Merlot) is a slightly deeper wine displaying a more saturated ruby/purple color in ad



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"Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Aged in French oak for approximately 15 months. Drinks of red raspberries, plums and quintessential dark cherries. Notes of cedar and spice from oak aging. Amazing velvety tannins, depth of fruit flavors and length." -Winery

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