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2009 Dominus Estate Red Wine Napa Valley

Winery: Dominus Estate
Style: Red Wine
Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Region: Napa
Size: 750 ml
Price: $169.00
(reg. $219.99)
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Dominus Estate Red Wine Napa Valley

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: 97 points

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(blended with 10% cabernet franc and 4% petit verdot): Good ruby-red color, more saturated than the Napanook. Knockout floral lift to the aromas of black raspberry, blueberry, blond tobacco, almond and mint. Suave, savory and extremely precise, with penetrating flavors of dark berries, licorice, minerals and cocoa powder. The petit verdot component acts as an amplifier of aromas and flavors, notes winemaker Tod Mostero, "like a good seasoning." Medicinal in a Bordeaux way. The finishes shows outstanding length, noteworthy juiciness, and firm, noble tannins. A great vintage for Dominus.

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5.0 of 5 Stars Stupendous
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The coolness of mint, mineral tones, and muscular tannins coalesce to create an otherworldly gustatory experience, Fruit emerges after a while to remind the lucky taster about Cabernet Sauvignon at its best.

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5.0 of 5 Stars Average rating: 5.00(2 ratings)