Burgess Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Vintage Selection 2005
CABERNET SAUVIGNON Napa ValleyVintage:2005Appellation:Napa Valley, CaliforniaVineyard location:Burgess Winery Vineyard - St. HelenaGrape Variety:80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot, 3% Malbec Winemaking data:Alcohol 14.4%; pH 3.69; T.A. 0.50; 100% Malolactic FermentationDescription: This wine was produced from grapes grown on our hillside vineyards--one on the western-side of Howell Mountain and the other on eastern-side of Pope Valley. The vintage of 2005 was a banner year. Heavy rains produced a record quantity of fully-matured fruit. Our wine fans can now enjoy a great synergy of quality as well as quantity from 2005 harvest. Dense, rich flavors of black and red fruits. Incredibly complex, mouth-filling and slides smoothly across the palate. The core of blackberries, cassis and cherry lead to smooth cocoa, vanilla and spice finish. It is a beautiful example of concentrated fruit and integrated tannins. A dynamic,lush wine. A perfect match when served with any grilled or roasted red meat.
Great structure and showful, this has the crème de cassis and kirsch notes I enjoy with a full mouth feel that is plush, elegant and abrupt all at the same time. A great value in today’s world of runaway pricing. A great QPR and rated as such.
I love this wine for the price. It is a great Napa Cabernet in the mid to high 20s. That deep beautiful Napa red color is evident right away. The finish is what i love about this wine, stays on your tongue for a while. Delicious.
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Deep red in the glass with aromas of red licorice and hibiscus tea, along with subtle hints of oak and spice that slowly give way to a palate of red cherry, cola and crushed black raspberries.This wine has excellent mouthfeel and balance with a supple finish that displays just a hint of cedary oak.
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