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2011 Claret Napa Valley

Claret

Retail Price : $45

tasting notes

Aromas of fresh crushed raspberries, kirsch, and black plum are highlighted with hints of Tahitian vanilla, Belgian chocolate, and toasty pain grillé. The candied violet and black cherry flavors dance on the palate revealing ripe, supple tannins complemented by gravelly minerality and a long luscious finish. [ download pdf ]

analysis

  • Composition: 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot , 6% Cabernet Franc, 1% Malbec
  • Alcohol: 14.4
  • Bottled: July 2013
  • Release: December 2013
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