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Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena Dragonfly 2003

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The four-acre Dragonfly Vineyard in the St. Helena appellation at the base of Spring Mountain, is an area that old-timers refer to as the banana belt, because of its warm temperatures. The vineyard, is one of the first to be harvested each season.6 Bottles Available

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Nickel & Nickel:
Established in 1997 by the partners of Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel is based on a philosophy of producing 100 percent varietal, single-vineyard wines that best express the distinct personality of each vineyard. It is from some of the most coveted vineyards in the Napa and Sonoma valleys that the Nickel & Nickel wines are produced.

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Snooth User: pumpacrump
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03/05/2009

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External Reviews for Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena Dragonfly

External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
07/05/2010

Nickel & Nickel has earned its reputation as a top-notch Napa Valley winery by producing vintage after vintage of exceptional, single-vineyard wines. The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon from the tiny, four-acre Dragonfly Vineyard at the base of Spring Mountain, is a perfect example. The site is located in the "banana belt" microclimate, where fruit develops super-ripe and jammy. It carries over from vine to wine in this sultry red, like a basketful of summer berries in your glass. Sweet vanilla and cedar notes support the fruit, as does the silky texture from 16 months in French oak barrels.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
10/15/2009

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The four-acre Dragonfly Vineyard in the St. Helena appellation at the base of Spring Mountain, is an area that old-timers refer to as the banana belt, because of its warm temperatures. The vineyard, is one of the first to be harvested each season.6 Bottles Available

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