Dickerson Limited Reserve Ruby Claret 1997

Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California

$24.39 $19.49
Save $4.90
Item No. 22273
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Famous for its intense CABERNET COMPLEXITY, this 100% single-vineyard 3 Cabernet varietal is unique: the Napa Valleys only Ruby Cabernet (44 year old vines) combined with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The Ruby color is a deep rich crimson. The Cabernet bouquet unfolds with an entreating sustained concentration. Characteristic smoky and earthy aromas fill the glass followed by hints of vanilla and cracked pepper, an elusive yet persistent and seductive introduction that graces this particular wine. Layered flavors fill the mouth with a taste immediately appealing and elegant without cellaring, a rich almost sweet taste at the front of the mouth unfolds to cherry, berry & cassis flavors in the center edged by muted tannins and moderate acidity.

Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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