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Date Printed: 9/30/2014
Terra Valentine Wurtele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
Terra Valentine Wurtele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
(search item no. 88865)
Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 9/30/2014: $49.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2005 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2001 The Wine News rating: 95 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2000 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Aromas: Notes of cassis, dark chocolate, and spice

Mouth: Intensely focused black fruit, mineral notes, and a dark chocolate richness followed by big chewy and fleshy tannins. Big and bold yet soft tannins continue to the long finish.

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About Terra Valentine:

Terra Valentine takes winemaking to a new level-about 2,100 feet above the Napa Valley. It is a winery that brings together a state-of-the-art fermentation system with the uncovered beauty of an artisan-constructed building-a colorful and well-hidden treasure of Spring Mountain history.