Galerie Plenair Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

$59.99

SKU 25790

750ml

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Beautiful red fruit layers of strawberry jam, raspberry and cherry with nuances of white pepper, tobacco leave and licorice. Velvety mouth feel with a tannin filled, fruit concentrated, long finish. Nice and balanced with natural acidity that promises many years to enjoy.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Galerie
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine AdvocateThe 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Pleinair spent 18 months in 58% new French oak before being bottled unfined and unfiltered. This elegant, stylish Cabernet Sauvignon, created from four different sources in Napa, exhibits a deep ruby/purple color as well as textured, blueberry, red and blackcurrant fruit, cedarwood and background toast, and a medium to full-bodied, plush style. There are 1,100 cases of this beauty that sells at a realistic price. Drink it over the next decade or more.

Robert Parker, October 2014
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Wine EnthusiastConcentrated in raspberry liqueur and balsamic tanginess, this is a juicy, soft and smooth wine, with plenty of structure and complexity. Blackberry coats the palate along with a savory tip of tobacco and black tea, components that linger on the finish.

Virginie Boone, December 31, 2015