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Blankiet Cabernet Sauvignon "Paradise Hills Vineyard" Napa Valley 2005

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Good deep, saturated ruby. Aromas of currant, bitter chocolate, violet and tobacco. Juicy and penetrating, with firm-edged, slightly green acidity that has not yet harmonized with the wine's fruit. This very young wine will need extended time in bott... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Blankiet Cabernet Sauvignon Paradise Hills Vineyard 750ml

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External Reviews for Blankiet Cabernet Sauvignon "Paradise Hills Vineyard" Napa Valley

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

Good deep, saturated ruby. Aromas of currant, bitter chocolate, violet and tobacco. Juicy and penetrating, with firm-edged, slightly green acidity that has not yet harmonized with the wine's fruit. This very young wine will need extended time in bott... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Blankiet Cabernet Sauvignon Paradise Hills Vineyard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Good deep saturated ruby. Aromas of currant bitter chocolate violet and tobacco. Juicy and penetrating with firm-edged slightly green acidity that has not yet harmonized with the wine s fruit. This very young wine will need extended time in bottle to come together. Claude Blankiet noted that the substantial spring rain in 2005 caused the vines "to go crazy " producing a big crop that required a lot of work to control the ultimate yields. A good bit of 2005 wine was ultimately declassified (the equivale



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