Oak Advocate Wine
Critical Acclaim "The estate’s 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve is endowed with serious power and depth. Layers of blue and black fruit, smoke, tobacco and licorice are woven together beautifully. Vivid yet rich and resonant, the 2010 stands out for its exceptional purity and overall harmony. Here, too, the oak needs time to integrate, but tha shouldn’t be an issue, ...
Napa Valley, California
Item No. 123166
Critical Acclaim "One of the top successes of the vintage, this blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot was harvested between October 8 and 24. The late harvest ensured perfect ripeness as evidenced by the sweet bouquet of black cherries, lead pencil shavings, cassis and subtle barbecue smoke. Well-balanced with good acidity, ...
Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
Item No. 103569
Critical Acclaim "The Lilian Ladouys has a very pretty bouquet with lifted ripe blackberry fruit laced with finely tuned vanillary oak. The palate is also feminine, pretty and pure with supple black fruits and a very composed, focused finish. This is a very well made, delicious Saint Estèphe from a rejuvenated estate.Barrel Sample:91-93 Points" 93 Points The Wine Advocate "Generous ...
St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France
Item No. 126139
Critical Acclaim "Redcurrant, raspberry, cedar, flowers and burnished oak scents on the nose. Sweet, intense and rich, with cassis and spicy oak flavors saturating the mouth. Finishes very long, with broad, dusty tannins and outstanding spicy persistence. In a more California-like style than the 2008, which displays stronger minerality and a subtle oak component. " 93 Points International ...
Columbia Valley, Washington
Price: $75.00 $54.99
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Item No. 129350
A rich, dense ruby color, hints at the dark fruit nose of blackberry and currant that carries through the palate, interwoven with complex aromas of black licorice, anise and creme de cassis. On the palate, the wine opens up to reveal an earthiness, with brown spice, cigar box and ripe dark fruits that linger throughout the extracted and long finish. ...
Napa Valley, California
Item No. 129040
Critical Acclaim "Features substantial but very velvety structure running from start to finish, delivering a muscular feel for now. The hard edges are fully absorbed by the core of plum sauce, steeped blackberry and warm boysenberry reduction notes. The finish offers gorgeous tobacco and ganache accents lurking in the wings, along with flickers of anise and incense that should guide ...
Pomerol, Bordeaux, France
Item No. 124019