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Bond Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley Quella 2008

Member Review by Philip James:

Very concentrated and dense wine, with sweet tannins (vanilla and cedar) on the finish. Blueberry, acacia and floral top notes.

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Winery: Bond
Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
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Bond:
BOND: A stable of Napa Valley thoroughbreds — ultimately six Cabernet-based wines — assembled under the umbrella of one philosophy, one facility and one mark. Created in partnership with proprietors of select Napa Valley hillside vineyards. BOND is our covenant and shared commitment to produce only the best expression of the land. At BOND, each wine has its own cellar under one roof in which to develop its individual character and singular expression of place.

Member Reviews for Bond Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley Quella

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Snooth User: Philip James
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2006 10/21/2010

Very concentrated and dense wine, with sweet tannins (vanilla and cedar) on the finish. Blueberry, acacia and floral top notes.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2006 02/01/2011

Big, hearty, bold and dark. - Tasted at Wine Spectator New World Wine Experience 2010


External Reviews for Bond Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley Quella

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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
10/07/2012

Full ruby-red color. Very ripe aromas of raspberry, licorice and menthol; this too struck me as claret-like. Sweet and refined in the mouth, already showing superb harmony to its raspberry, redcurrant and graphite flavors. Finishes with suave tannins and outstanding length. Like the Melbury, this seems balanced to give early pleasure but should have no trouble lasting for 15 to 20 years in bottle. (Incidentally, pHs here were average in 2008 but acids a bit higher, said director of winegrowing Bob Levy, who offered the opinion that 2008 was a bit like 2005 in style.)


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

The 2008 Quella is a dark, brooding wine loaded with super-ripe dark black fruit, smoke, tar and licorice. It is a seriously intense wine that will require bottle age. This is an especially authoritative wine from Bond. Anticipated maturity: 2014andndash;2028.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
10/07/2012

Firm and structured, with loamy earth, mocha and espresso, this is ripe and lively, with currant, blueberry and wild berry notes that are pleasingly subtle and detailed. Even more expansive and syrupy on the finish. Best from 2012 through 2022.


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Vintage: 2006 04/28/2010

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2006 Bond (Harlan) St Eden 750ml


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Source: Vintners Cru
Vintage: 2006 03/15/2012

92 Points "The newest entry into these single-vineyard wines (which are virtually all 100% Cabernet Sauvignon) is the 2006 Quella. Dense purple, this wine comes across as the most austere of any of these wines. This dense, rich, elegant wine displays impressive notes of espresso roast intermixed with blackberry and floral-infused blue fruits, but in the finish the tannins kick in, and the wine seems closed and in need of considerable aging. I would sit on this for a good half dozen years, and drink it over the following two decades." Wine Advocate, #186 Dec 2009, Robert Parker


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Vintage: 2006 04/28/2010

The 2006 Quella is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, revealing chocolaty espresso notes, medium to full body, a slightly more streamlined style than the other wines, with a Margaux-like finesse and elegance. This is an attractive, savory, but reserved wine re... Robert Parker. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2006 Bond (Harlan) Quella 750ml



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