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2003 Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon Solari Napa Valley
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93 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2006

($75) Good bright ruby-red. Very sexy aromas of blackberry liqueur, licorice, iron, graphite and gingerbread. Fat, sweet and liqueur-like, with creamy flavors of black raspberry, game and mocha. With extended aeration, this turned into a silky and utterly captivating fruit bomb with plenty of verve but a complete absence of rough edges. This style of wine in California so often falls down on the finish due to clumsy oak, excessive tannins or pronounced chocolatey torrefaction, but this beauty is all about creamy, thoroughly ripe dark fruits.

81 Points | Wine Spectator
96+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Napa Valley

Napa Valley is the most famous wine-growing area in the U.S. It begins at the base of Mount St. Helena in the north and tapers off some 30 miles to the south into the floodplain where the Napa River enters San Francisco Bay. From Mount St. Helena to the city of Napa, the valley is defined by two north-south ridgelines of the Coast Range Mountains.
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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon built its reputation on Bordeaux's Left Bank. Here, in the district of Medoc, the varietal is the key component of blended wines that also may include some Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and even Malbec and Petit Verdot. Moving slightly south, Cabernet Sauvignon meets Merlot in roughly equal proportions in the red wines of Graves. In both of these Bordeaux regions, the top bottles...
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