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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.
88 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2007
($40) Good deep ruby. Crushed blackberry, violet and pungent black licorice on the nose. Fairly sweet and supple, with moderate density to the black fruit and licorice flavors. Perhaps a bit clenched but there's plenty of flavor here.