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Date Printed: 11/22/2014
Paraduxx (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2007
Paraduxx (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2007
(search item no. 110130)
collectible wine
has fluid
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Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 11/22/2014: $89.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2006 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 94 points
2005 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 91 points
2004 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 92 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2003 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 93 points
2002 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 95 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2001 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 92 points
2000 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 94 points
2000 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
1999 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 96 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Color: Dark, deep, vibrant red color.

Nose: Aromas of raspberry, cherry, cedar, spice, caramelized brown sugar, and sweet oak accented by a hint of white pepper.

Palate: Dark cherry and raspberry flavors mingle with rich, compelling layers of blueberry, cedar and molasses. Smooth entry followed by a full mid-palate with integrated nuances of fruit and oak leading to a long finish with balanced resolved tannins.

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About Paraduxx:

Paraduxx is an uncommon blend of Zinfandel, California's resident grape, and the classic Bordeaux varietals of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Following in the tradition of "Super-Tuscan" wines of Italy, Paraduxx showcases the excellence of Napa Valley grapes in a unique way. Zinfandel has a history of success in Napa Valley's temperate climate and well-drained soils. We source our Zinfandel fruit from warmer growing regions with mature vines that produce concentrated, flavorful berries.

Paraduxx is an ideal wine to pair with a variety of foods, particularly, traditional Mediterranean-style fare of light pasta dishes and grilled meats. We use French and American oak cooperage for the Zinfandel to accentuate the fruitiness and to add a dimension of toast and vanilla. The Bordeaux varieties are aged in traditional French cooperage.

Paraduxx and Duckhorn Wine Company support conservation of the wetlands of the Pacific flyway.