|Winery:||Vineyard Block Estates|
|Region:||USA » California » Napa|
Vineyard Block Estates
Good dark fruit in this wine. Nice structure formed by firm tannins that are decently integrated. Traces of oak and just a hint of vanilla as well. Definitely not a bad wine at all, but for the price I think that I might look elsewhere when it comes...
- Avg. Price $19.99
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From the estates rockiest vineyard block, located at altitude and producing small berries comes this powerful wine. On the nose its a black hole, filled with dusty minerals, charcoal, scorched earth, and black fruits. On the palate this is dark and richly tannic with toasty piecrust notes from the oak and a sharp edge of minty spice helping to d... Read More
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Big wine. Nice oaky California cab. Dry. If you like the new world style of cab, you'll love this. Highly recommended. Read More
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