Clos du Val Pinot Noir Napa Valley 1997

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We bought 3 vintages as a vertical set. The total was about $300 so I figure it was about $100 for each.

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Complex and deftly balanced, a graceful style with fresh earth, currant, anise and raspberry flavors supported by ripe, fine-grain tannins. Excelle... Read more

Deeper, more aromatic nose of dried fruits, complicated by a distinctly riesling-like petrol note. Supple and broader on the palate, but given defi... Read more

Supple and elegant, with pretty plum, black cherry, cedar, herb and spice flavors, turning supple... Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from... Read more

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/01/2012

Complex and deftly balanced, a graceful style with fresh earth, currant, anise and raspberry flavors supported by ripe, fine-grain tannins. Excellent length that gains nuance. Drink now through 2010. (JL) Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1997 Clos du Val Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/13/2012

Deeper, more aromatic nose of dried fruits, complicated by a distinctly riesling-like petrol note. Supple and broader on the palate, but given definition by a firm mineral underpinning. A rather uncompromising, dry wine with sound acidity for the vin... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1997 Clos du Val Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/13/2012

Supple and elegant, with pretty plum, black cherry, cedar, herb and spice flavors, turning supple... Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1997 Clos du Val Cabernet Sauvignon Georges III Vineyard 750ml


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29030 Snooth User: ssuhy
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07/25/2007

Winemaker's Notes:

We bought 3 vintages as a vertical set. The total was about $300 so I figure it was about $100 for each.

We bought 3 vintages as a vertical set. The total was about $300 so I figure it was about $100 for each.

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