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Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2003

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon's production was only 300 cases. It exhibits great fruit, wonderful opulence, low acidity, and plenty of character as well as appeal. It, too, can be drunk now and over the next decade or so. Kudos to proprietors Bill and ... Robert Parker. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2003 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

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Buccella:
Buccella is a winery founded by husband and wife team William and Alicia Deem in 2002, in the town of Yountville in Napa Valley, California. The two decided to pursue their passion after inspiration from a bottle of Gaija wine that they drank together on their first date in 1990. “Buccella” is Italian for mouthful, and this describes the big, rounded textures that are the signatur... Read more
Buccella is a winery founded by husband and wife team William and Alicia Deem in 2002, in the town of Yountville in Napa Valley, California. The two decided to pursue their passion after inspiration from a bottle of Gaija wine that they drank together on their first date in 1990. “Buccella” is Italian for mouthful, and this describes the big, rounded textures that are the signature style of the wines. Rebekah Wineberg is their principal winemaker with consultation from Celia Welch. They produce reds from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.  Read less
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External Reviews for Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon's production was only 300 cases. It exhibits great fruit, wonderful opulence, low acidity, and plenty of character as well as appeal. It, too, can be drunk now and over the next decade or so. Kudos to proprietors Bill and ... Robert Parker. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2003 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Saturated ruby. Very primary aromas of blackberry cassis licorice and minerals. Sweet fat and layered; conveys a very soft rich palate impression reminiscent of high-grade merlot. Very round wine with exotic brown spice and chocolate flavors. Finishes broad and quite lush with very fine tannins. Stephen Tanzers IWC.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Impressive. Supple and harmonious with rich polished currant herb mocha and wild berry flavors that are intense and concentrated offering power with finesse. Shows a dash of heat on the finish but fans of full-throttle Cabernet won t be disappointed. Best from 2008 through 2013. 325 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon s production was only 300 cases. It exhibits great fruit wonderful opulence low acidity and plenty of character as well as appeal. It too can be drunk now and over the next decade or so. Kudos to proprietors Bill and Alicia Dean for such an impressive beginning. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.



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