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DOMINUS ESTATE NAPANOOK VINEYARD 1994 (6) 99 WA


DOMINUS ESTATE NAPANOOK VINEYARD 1994 NAPA VALLEY. THE 1994 IS A STRIKINGLY THICK, COMPELLINGLY RICH WINE WITH THE TEXTURE OF A GREAT POMEROL, DESPITE BEING MADE PRIMARILY FROM CABERNET SAUVIGNON. THE WINE EXHIBITS A DENSE PURPLE COLOR, AND AN INCREDIBLY FRAGRANT NOSE OF JAMMY BLACK FRUITS, SPICE, SMOKE, AND LOAMY, TRUFFLE-LIKE SCENTS. IN THE MOUTH, IT IS FULL-BODIED, WITH THRILLING LEVELS OF EXTRACT AND RICHNESS, BUT NO SENSE OF HEAVINESS OR HARSHNESS. THIS SEAMLESS DOMINUS POSSESSES NO HARD EDGES, AS ITS ACIDITY, TANNIN, AND ALCOHOL ARE BEAUTIFULLY MESHED WITH COPIOUS QUANTITIES OF RIPE FRUIT. THIS WINE OFFERS EARLY DRINKING, YET HAS THE POTENTIAL TO LAST FOR 30+ YEARS. 99 WA 6 BTS. (OWC) PER LOT $2,000 - $2,500




Price Realised: $2700



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