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Maldonado Vineyards 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA
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Maldonado Family Vineyards 2012 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Young as it may be, this wine is tasting beautifully now and definitely a wine to watch, and taste, as it evolves with age.
In the glass, this wine appears rich and dense with a purple hue. The nose is delightful with black and blue fruits, mocha, eucalyptus and bakeshop spice. The palate is intense and bold with a full mouthfeel. Savor black cherry, black currants, clove, anise and dark chocolate. Good to the last drop, with hints of vanilla on the finish.
~Tasting notes by Cellar Angels' Chief Operating Angel, Denise Cody
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Drinking well now, but could hold another 10+ years.
Additional Winemaker Notes:
- Grapes sorted, de-stemmed, and re-sorted
- Whole berries are cold soaked for ten days, with native wild yeast taking over the primary fermentation
- Three weeks of extended maceration with gentle punch-downs to preserve flavors and aromatics
- 20 months in barrel, 100% French, 15% new