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Dana Estates Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Helms Vineyard 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Dark red color. Aromatic notes of wild black cherries, cedar and dried tobacco. The palate is seamless, with vibrant concentrated dark fruits expressing youth and energy, offset with a beautiful minerality. The tannins are round and integrated.

Region: USA » California » Napa » Rutherford

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Winery: Dana Estates
Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
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External Reviews for Dana Estates Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Helms Vineyard

External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
10/28/2011

Helms Vineyard Cabernet displays the classic Rutherford profile: dark fruit, richly layered with a touch a spice and the "dusty" character so prevalent to the appellation.



Tasting Notes:

Aromas of black cherry, dried flowers and spice. The palate is a unique blend of gavel and Rutherford dust, layered with a creamy ripe blackberry, licorice and black tea. Well integrated acidity adds vibrancy and soft, luscious tannin coat the tongue.

Dark red color. Aromatic notes of wild black cherries, cedar and dried tobacco. The palate is seamless, with vibrant concentrated dark fruits expressing youth and energy, offset with a beautiful minerality. The tannins are round and integrated.

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332 cases produced.

Aged 19 months in French Oak.

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 15.1% pH: 3.78

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