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Date Printed: 8/31/2014
Mount Veeder Winery Reserve Red 2007
Mount Veeder Winery Reserve Red 2007
(search item no. 116723)
collectible wine
has fluid
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PRICE ON 8/31/2014: $39.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Tasting Panel rating: 94 points
2008 Tasting Panel rating: 92 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2004 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2001 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 95 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Enticing aromas of dark cherry, brambly berry, bay leaf, anise, and toasty oak layer on the nose, highlighted by notes of clove and black pepper. Intense and complex.

Full-bodied and robust. Well-knit flavors of dark cassis, cherries, bay leaf, and vanilla are interwoven in this rich and structured wine. Dense mountain expression fills the palate, with nuances of clove, plum, and sage lingering on the finish.

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About Mount Veeder Winery:

Mount Veeder Winery is a dramatic estate with three vineyards carved high in the hillsides of the Mayacamas Mountains, overlooking southern Napa Valley. The property totals 121 acres, mostly forest and brush, out of which only 47 are planted to vine.

Vines ranging from 1,000–1,600 feet in elevation cling to rugged, steep slopes that offer cool conditions that lead to slow ripening, which extends the growing season. Mount Veeder is usually the last to harvest in Napa Valley. The result is fruit with highly concentrated flavors - big, bold and brambly - a Cab lover's feast.

Mount Veeder Winery was the first in Napa Valley to plant all five red Bordeaux varieties in the same vineyard. Its expertise with these grapes is manifest in Mount Veeder Winery Reserve, a meritage blend of these noble grapes, which are still grown on the property.