Celebrated Cellar Clearance Sale
We're making room for new arrivals. Shop our Cellar Clearance category below and save up to 71% on expertly crafted wines priced as low as $6.99.
Half, full and mixed cases okay. Final order quantities must be in 6 or 12 bottle increments please. Sale prices cannot be applied to previously placed orders or combined with any other discounts. Cellar Clearance ends 06/14/2013.
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Refined but assertive. Powerful ripe aromas of smoky cedar, vanilla, and dark chocolate are underpinned by the full fruit character of Bing cherries and black raspberries. Big, rich, and somewhat gamey on the palate, the dark fruit, cherry liquor, and spice flvaors persist in a long finish enveloped in delicious vanilla and sandalwood flavors infused by the judicious use of French oak aging.
95 points, Connoisseurs' Guide (Sept. 12): "...It lacks for nothing by way of ripeness yet is never close to being over the top, and it is, in fact, one of the trimmer and more tailored wines to be found in Ravenswood's 2009 portfolio. It is solid and balanced and shows exceptional finishing length, and, like the best of its mates, it is well worth waiting for. Moreover, this is the wine that is most likely to find world-class character as it ages.”
94 points, Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar (May/Jun. 2011): “Inky ruby. A wild, kaleidoscopic bouquet of red and dark fruit scents, along with intense floral and spice qualities and underlying minerality..."
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This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.
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