Dominus Estate Napanook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2013

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Just as magnificent from bottle as it was in barrel, the 2013 Napanook is dense, powerful and brooding, with searing intensity and extraordinary balance. Lavender, plums, violets, licorice and smoke are some of the signatures, but the 2013 exudes finesse, power and intensity. Bracing and searing, the 2013 is going to require quite a bit of patience. If anything, this is an insane level of quality for the second selection. The 2013 could turn out to be a thirty-year wine. It is every bit that magnificent, especially if given some aeration. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous)

Just as magnificent from bottle as it was in barrel, the 2013 Napanook is dense, powerful and brooding, with searing intensity and extraordinary balance. Lavender, plums, violets, licorice and smoke are some of the signatures, but the 2013 exudes finesse, power and intensity. Bracing and searing, the 2013 is going to require quite a bit of patience. If anything, this is an insane level of quality for the second selection. The 2013 could turn out to be a thirty-year wine. It is every bit that magnificent, especially if given some aeration. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous)

9.5

Elsie W Delectable Pro

Alcoholic Beverages General Sales Manager, Safeway

Dark fruit mixed with chocolate notes. Amazing!!

Dark fruit mixed with chocolate notes. Amazing!!

9.4

Gordon Walker Delectable Pro

Nice meaty wine with lots of structure and accessible fruit

Nice meaty wine with lots of structure and accessible fruit

9.2

Henrik Poulsen Delectable Pro

An early peak at 2013 Dominus Napanook.

An early peak at 2013 Dominus Napanook.

9.1

Kevin Gordon

A tad dry and very little flavor. Left us wanting more, especially for the price point.

A tad dry and very little flavor. Left us wanting more, especially for the price point.

8.0

Ozan Ertem

Give it half an hour to air and you will see why bordeaux is overrated. Go for the 2013 if you find it. Its the new 1997.

Give it half an hour to air and you will see why bordeaux is overrated. Go for the 2013 if you find it. Its the new 1997.

10

Ryan Mayes

Fine.

Fine.

9.1

Jason Jarvis

Quite nice. Not world peace and sunshine. But maybe a day off and partly cloudy.

Quite nice. Not world peace and sunshine. But maybe a day off and partly cloudy.

8.3

Ryan Vento

A beautiful, elegant, heavy hitter at 15% abv, this selection is robust and full of character. On the nose there are notes of cedar, tobacco, espresso, dark plump fruits and all-spice. On the palate the tannins are silky and rounded with notes of dark berries, baking spices, dark chocolate, mocha, and dust. This is an awesome wine.

A beautiful, elegant, heavy hitter at 15% abv, this selection is robust and full of character. On the nose there are notes of cedar, tobacco, espresso, dark plump fruits and all-spice. On the palate the tannins are silky and rounded with notes of dark berries, baking spices, dark chocolate, mocha, and dust. This is an awesome wine.

9.1

Jeff Shapiro

Big & Intense while remaining elegantly soft.... Decanted for 80 minutes and poured into my brand new Zalto. Densely packed with strawberry, black cherry, espresso, chocolate and tobacco. Oaky finish with some black licorice.

Big & Intense while remaining elegantly soft.... Decanted for 80 minutes and poured into my brand new Zalto. Densely packed with strawberry, black cherry, espresso, chocolate and tobacco. Oaky finish with some black licorice.

9.2

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    Lilydale, MN 55118

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