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92 • Amizetta Vineyards 2011 Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley $65.
Dark garnet black color. Aromas of berry compote, toffee and clay with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy pomegranate sorbet, marinated root vegetable, and cherry accented finish with supple tannins. A stylish, balanced Napa cab. (tasted on Jun-30-2014)
91 • Maroon Wines 2010 Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Coombsville, Napa Valley $80.
Garnet color. Bright aromas of sour cherry, butter roasted nuts, and grilled bread with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy, citrus marmalade, berry, and spice accented finish with pleasant woody tannins. A versatile, lively cabernet for the table. (tasted on Jun-30-2014)
90 • Maroon Wines 2012 Signature Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley $45.
Ruby black color. Aromas of toffee and berry pie a la mode with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a lively citrus gelato and delicate spice accented finish. A zesty, well balanced sipper or table wine. (tasted on Jun-30-2014)
89 • Maroon Wines 2011 Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Spring Mountain, Napa Valley $60. Cellar Selection.
Deep garnet black color. Aromas and flavors roasted coffee and currant tart with a supple, dryish medium body and a round, blackberry and earth finish with firm, coating tannins. Nice now for the table, will be better in a few years. (tasted on Jun-30-2014)
84 • Calla Lily 2011 Ultimate Red, Napa Valley $80. Cellar Selection.|Find-a-Wine|
Ruby black color. Aroma of singed berry pie crust and burnt coffee beans with a tart, dryish medium body and a roasted nut, grilled apple, and dark coffee finish with firm tannins. Too tannic, give this some time. (tasted on Jun-30-2014)