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Date Printed: 4/18/2014
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Eloge 2009
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Eloge 2009
(search item no. 120371)
collectible wine
has fluid
has fluid 360

The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 4/18/2014: $89.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 93 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2009 Eloge offers up glorious aromas of cedar or cigar box wood notes, a creme de cassis core of concentrated dark fruits, yet streaks of red currents in the mid-palate, violets, spice and toast from the oak. The compelling aromas are followed by the palate with power and finesse. This polished, yet powerful wine promises to provide thrilling consumption for 30+ years.

Blend: 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot, 8% Merlot

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About Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards:

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards are located just east of St. Helena in the Napa Valley where Conn Creek flows out of Howell Mountain. Twenty-six acres of vineyards, divided into nine blocks, along with a fifteen acre-foot reservoir are the heart of this 40-acre grape-growing paradise.

Separated from the Napa Valley floor by a north/south running ridge, the world-renowned wineries of Joseph Heitz and Joseph Phelps are located on the west side of this ridge and the Anderson's Estate Vineyards are on the east side at a perfect elevation of 400 feet.

The vineyards not only enjoy Napa Valley's superb microclimate, but share the same Bale Loam Series as are found on the famous Rutherford Bench. This combination of clay-loam soil and microclimate produces up to 106 tons of exceptional fruit each year. One from which a world-class Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux-style blend, called √Čloge, can be artfully handcrafted.