Dalla Valle Vineyards Maya Red Blend 1997

9.020 ratings on Delectable
$635

Close to perfection, the saturated blue/black-colored 1997 Maya exhibits complex aromatics of creme de cassis, smoke, spice box, iron, and espresso. The wine has a viscous texture, huge, concentrated, ripe fruit, remarkable body, and a seamless, multi-layered finish. The tannin, acidity, and alcohol are all beautifully integrated. This is profound stuff! Anticipated maturity: 2005-2030. Robert Parker

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Ratings on Delectable

Ian Blackburn Delectable Pro

Stop! This wine needs air! Do not drink it straight out of the bottle; after two hours in a decanter this wine is a rockstar! Allow the fruit to wake up if you were trapped in the bottle for 20 years you would want to little stretch too!! and this wine did exactly that... closed on opening - two hours later a beautifulbeautiful Napa Dusty cherry fruit nose with structured hillside chewy tannins and surprisingly length and Richness emerged - opened on 2.8.17 at the best bottle dinner at Gwen - hosted by wineLA - we give wine the proper treatment & service; paired with amazing food. 95 points in a very competitive blind wine flight with screaming eagle 96 and Aubreu Madrona ranch 2007 this one came in second.

Stop! This wine needs air! Do not drink it straight out of the bottle; after two hours in a decanter this wine is a rockstar! Allow the fruit to wake up if you were trapped in the bottle for 20 years you would want to little stretch too!! and this wine did exactly that... closed on opening - two hours later a beautifulbeautiful Napa Dusty cherry fruit nose with structured hillside chewy tannins and surprisingly length and Richness emerged - opened on 2.8.17 at the best bottle dinner at Gwen - hosted by wineLA - we give wine the proper treatment & service; paired with amazing food. 95 points in a very competitive blind wine flight with screaming eagle 96 and Aubreu Madrona ranch 2007 this one came in second.

9.5

David Eckert Delectable Pro

Not great, thinning out and awkward.

Not great, thinning out and awkward.

8.8

Yianni Stoner Delectable Pro

13.8%

13.8%

9.0

Christopher O'Gorman Delectable Pro

Stunning reminds of aged Bordeaux.

Stunning reminds of aged Bordeaux.

10