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2009 Cabernet Sauvignon - Grand Vin

The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Grand Vin opens with the most beguiling bouquet imaginable. Freshly cut flowers, mint, cinnamon and licorice all make an appearance as this vivid, beautifully delineated wine opens up in the glass. A model of total finesse and elegance, the 2009 wraps around the palate with what feels like endless layers of aromas and flavors. This totally seamless, polished Cabernet Sauvignon is virtually impossible to resist today, but it will be even better in another few years. The 2009 is 96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot and 1% Cabernet Franc. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2039.  Antonio Galloni, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate98 points.

Production Notes

Appellation: Yountville (Napa Valley), CA
Barrel Age: 20 months 100% French Oak (90% New)
Blend: 96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc
Alcohol: 13.7%
Production (750ml): 480 cases
2009 Cabernet Sauvignon - Grand Vin