Lot 364

DOMINUS ESTATE 2006 (3) 96 WA DOMINUS ESTATE 2005 (2) 98 WA


DOMINUS ESTATE 2006 (3) NAPA VALLEY. VERY DEEP GARNET-PURPLE COLOUR. A WONDERFULLY PERFUMED NOSE OF VIOLETS, CRUSHED BLACKBERRIES, BLACK CHERRIES, MACE AND CLOVES LEADING INTO SOME SMOKED MEAT AND MOCHA AROMAS WITH SWIRLING. VERY STRUCTURED ON THE PALATE WITH HIGH ACIDITY, A MEDIUM TO HIGH LEVEL OF FINE TANNINS AND A FULL BODY PROVIDING PLENTY OF FLESH IN THE MID-PALATE. VERY LONG LAYERED FINISH. 96 WA DOMINUS ESTATE 2005 (2) NAPA VALLEY. THIS IS ONE OF THE VINTAGE’S GREATEST WINES. DENSE PURPLE AND YOUTHFUL, WITH A GLORIOUS NOSE OF EARTH, BLACKCURRANTS, SWEET BLACK CHERRIES AND INCENSE, THE OAK IS PUSHED WAY IN THE BACKGROUND, AS IT IS IN ALL OF THE MOUEIX WINES, AND THE RESULT IS A WINE OF TERROIR, OF GREAT ORIGINALITY AND AUTHENTICITY. THIS FULL-BODIED CLASSIC FROM DOMINUS CAN BE DRUNK NOW, BUT REALLY WON’T HIT ITS PRIME FOR ANOTHER 4-5 YEARS AND LAST AT LEAST ANOTHER TWO DECADES OR MORE. JUNE 2015 DRINK: 2019-2040 98 WA 5 BTS. PER LOT $800 - $1,000




Price Realised: $1680



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