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Date Printed: 10/1/2014
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Right Bank Proprietary Red Blend 2004
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Right Bank Proprietary Red Blend 2004
(search item no. 90794)
collectible wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 10/1/2014: $46.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

"The Right Bank proprietary offering is generally a blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc (similar to modern day blends of the famed St.-Emilion, Cheval Blanc). It is an enticing effort with good weight, great aromatics, and a wonderful texture. The saturated purple-colored 2004 Right Bank offers up sweet scents of espresso roast, white chocolate, plums, black currants, smoke, and flowers. A beautiful texture, medium to full body, and good glycerin covering the wine's skeleton suggest it will drink well for 10-15 years." - Wine Advocate
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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.