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Luxurious Drinks EUR 83.20 750ml
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Bacio Divino Proprietary 2000

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Tasting Notes: The wine is deeply Cabernet colored, complex and layered in blackberry and current fruit. The intriguing Sangiovese varietal adds linear tannins and an indigenous fruitiness. The Petit Sirah adds a firm structural backbone and a fresh, bright acidity to the wine. Overall, Bacio Divino is balanced, precocious in its youth, generous in flavor and aroma, yet retains an elegance not always found in California wines.

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Bacio Divino Cellars:
We live where we work, on the sunny and vine-dappled peaks of Napa Valley, overlooking the town of St. Helena. Possessed of naked idealism and fierce, if cloudy, ambitions, we undertook in 1993 to etch out our own signature wine. We envisioned something that, like Sir Lawrence Olivier or Kate Hepburn, could make an impression both immediate and lasting. A wine of unmistakable co-authorship: ter... Read more
We live where we work, on the sunny and vine-dappled peaks of Napa Valley, overlooking the town of St. Helena. Possessed of naked idealism and fierce, if cloudy, ambitions, we undertook in 1993 to etch out our own signature wine. We envisioned something that, like Sir Lawrence Olivier or Kate Hepburn, could make an impression both immediate and lasting. A wine of unmistakable co-authorship: terroir by Napa Valley, style by cloudy-headed winemaker. And, (because we're really not all that self-serious) a wine with a twinkle in its eye, promising equal parts mystery and mischief. And so we came up with two wines, each a proprietary blend. First and foremost, Bacio Divino, a divine kiss of predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon, with the added dimensions of Sangiovese and Petite Sirah. And then, in 1999, Bacio Divino's vivacious kid sister Pazzo: Sangiovese-centric with undercurrents of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Zinfandel (on occasion), Merlot and (can you believe) Viognier. A dozen vintages into our small family-run venture, we are immensely proud of our wines, humbled by the acclaim and yet still as restless as ever. Thus, in 2006 we released a third blend: the elaborate, brooding Vagabond, Syrah's chance to star with Cabernet in a support role. And a year later, having found our voice through blending, we set out to express that same voice through a single varietal. The 2004 Janzen Estate "To Kalon Vineyard" and 2004 Janzen Estate "Cloudy's Vineyard" single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons are luscious, terroir-driven exemplars of Napa's noble grape. Our devotion to Cabernet and to blending will soon coalesce into yet another proprietary red: the Janzen Estate Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, an exquisite mélange of the best Cabernet lots from among our 11 Napa Valley vineyards. A lot of thought, heart and labor went into the making of these wines. Enjoying them will, we hope, prove effortless. Read less

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Snooth User: 97mjr
339902,159
4.50 5
03/04/2009

[Jean George] black fruit, cherry, vanilla, smoke, spice, and tannins; long oaky finish. Nice balance for such a young and big wine.


Snooth User: 97mjr
339902,159
0.00 5
03/04/2009

[FM Lobels Gorgonzola] Prior to the steak, it was started a little tight and rough. However, with the steak, nice berries, licorice and nilla on the nose. Smooth, balanced. licorice, smoke with mil oak on the palate. a little less more restrained than the previous bottles but enjoyed. KAB still loves it.


Snooth User: 97mjr
339902,159
4.00 5
03/04/2009

[Salt, Rabbit Pot Pie] First wiff was lovely raspberry. Began as cherry, chocolate, smoke, and mint on the palate. The aroma quickly deterioriated to cheap primativo, but on the palate it kept improving with more concentrated raspberry, smoke, and mild oak. It aslo greatly improved on the nose. It was a little tight initally, but improved over ~1.5 hours. Needs to be decanted for > 1.5 hours. Very enjoyable, I guess that I wull have to buy more.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 2000 - Bacio Divino - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon blend - 750 ml.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Red wine - 2000 - Bacio Divino - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon blend - 750 ml.


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10/22/2014

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Tasting Notes: The wine is deeply Cabernet colored, complex and layered in blackberry and current fruit. The intriguing Sangiovese varietal adds linear tannins and an indigenous fruitiness. The Petit Sirah adds a firm structural backbone and a fresh, bright acidity to the wine. Overall, Bacio Divino is balanced, precocious in its youth, generous in flavor and aroma, yet retains an elegance not always found in California wines.

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