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Date Printed: 7/29/2014
Marquis Philips Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Marquis Philips Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
(search item no. 89027)
screw cap wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 7/29/2014: $15.79

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This wine was 100% barrel fermented in new and 1 year old oak (30% French, 70% American oak.) and barrel matured for 12 months. The 2005 wines show generous and concentrated fruit and this Cabernet is a great example with its flavors of blueberries and cassis. It has silky, smooth tannins resulting from utilizing age-old cap management techniques. The wine shows some cedary, cigar box oak influence along with its bold fruit expression.

"Made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2005 Cabernet receives a similar wood treatment to the Merlot, resulting in a big, thick, juicy, fresh, classic South Australian red offering bold, exuberant, blackberry and cassis fruit intermixed with striking vanillin and pain grille characteristics. With superb texture as well as a full-bodied, powerful finish, this amazing Cabernet should drink well for 4-5 years." - The Wine Advocate"
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About Marquis Phillips:

Marquis Philips is a collaboration between American Dan Philips and Australian winemakers to make the most delicious, power-packed wines on the planet. Marquis Philips began with a simple goal: to control the entire winemaking process, soup to nuts, from concept to vineyard, to market, to wine style, to price. The winemakers aim to create wines that are pleasure-giving, dark, ripe, sweet, gulpable, loud, yet subtle, sweet and gentle with a long finish, elegant, Turley-esque, and powerful.