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About Viader Vineyards & Winery
Since she released her first vintage in 1989, Delia Viader's flagship Proprietary blend has been an elegant, juicy, harmonious midweight whose sizable Cabernet Franc component contributes blackberry and licorice elements and a pronounced violet character to the core of Cabernet Sauvignon. According to Viader, her success comes from the terroir—a sunny spot at the foot of Howell Mountain—but we know it helps to have a bright mind calling the shots too.
90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2007
($40) Moderately saturated medium red. Spicy, scented nose combines licorice, woodsmoke and herbs. Soft, aromatic and sexy, with a distinctly rocky minerality giving shape and lift to the spicy berry flavors and leavening the wine's hints of superripeness. Finishes with very good grip and fine-grained tannins for the vintage, with lovely lingering perfume.
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