Dominus 2013

Dominus 2013 United States  California  Napa Valley Red Wine  Red Blend
Product ID: 28425
Region: United States, California, Napa Valley
Varietal: Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Type: Red Wine, Red Blend
Vintage: 2013
Size: 750ml
ABV%: 14.5
GTIN: 00284257
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"To celebrate the 30th vintage of Dominus as well as an exceptional year for Napa Valley, the 2013 label dons a special portrait of Christian Moueix by William Kentridge. Kentridge is a South African artist internationally known for his prints, drawings, animations and more recently, stage design for opera." —winemaker

Blend: 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc
"The 2013 Dominus is, to my way of thinking, one of the most profound wines Christian Moueix has yet made in his rather brilliant winemaking history, both in France and in Napa Valley. This wine, with very low yields of only 3,500 cases and a final blend of 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot and 4% Cabernet Franc, offers up notes of cedar wood, forest floor, loamy soil and oodles of blackberry and blackcurrant fruit. Very opaque purple in color, super-pure and intense, this wine has low acidity, but ripe, noticeable tannins. This is a 30- to 40-year wine and a profound effort from this famous vineyard in Yountville. Drink it over the next 40+ years." —Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

"The 2013 Dominus overwhelms all the senses with its magnificent overall balance and towering intensity. Deep and nearly impenetrable in the glass, the 2013 boasts off the charts dry extract and overall power. Violets, smoke, black cherries, menthol, incense, crème de cassis and dark spices are some of the many signatures that take shape in the glass. Even better in bottle than it was in barrel, the 2013 is utterly magnificent. This is a remarkably vivid, nuanced wine considering its sheer size." —Antonio Galloni, Vinous

"The aromas to this are multidimensional and fascinating with black truffles, bark, cloves, black currants and citrus - even ginseng. Full-bodied, yet reserved, even austere, with chewy and powerful tannins that remain polished and refined. The flavors are more umami and savory. Then there's forest fruits and red orange undertones. It lasts for minutes. A wine to age for a lifetime. It's an experience to taste this. A new classic showing its history and tradition as a source of the greatest wines ever from Napa. A wine to always enjoy." —JamesSuckling.com
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Attributes Meat Cheese Other
Cabernet Francchicken, veal, ham, pork or grilled meatsBleu, Brie, Camembert, Cheddar, Fontina, goat cheese, Gorgonzola or Swisstomato based sauces, basil or curries
Cabernet Sauvignonred meat, game, lamb, mild red meat, or stewsCamembert, Cheddar, Colby, Danish Blue, Gorgonzola, Gouda, Parmesan, Blue Cheese, or Roquefortmeat stocks, mustard, or pepper
Petit Verdotsheep and blue cheeses

Chateau Margaux 2013

Chateau Margaux 2013 France  Bordeaux  Medoc  Haut-Medoc  Margaux Red Wine  Red Blend
Product ID: 23049
Region: France, Bordeaux, Medoc, Haut-Medoc, Margaux
Varietal: Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Type: Red Wine, Red Blend
Vintage: 2013
Size: 750ml
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