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1996 Dominus
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$235.00
750ml Bottle
$1,410.00
Case of 6
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Item #14343
Size: 750ml
Type: Red Wine
Varietal: Red Bordeaux Blend
Country: United States
Region: California, Napa Valley

"The 1996 Dominus, a blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 4% Merlot, and 4% Petit Verdot, tips the scales at 14.2% alcohol. Although this offering lacks the power, intensity, and compelling characteristics of the 1991 and 1994, it is not far off the pace of those two monumental wines. A super nose of roasted coffee, chocolate, dried herbs, black fruits and kirsch is both intense and persuasive. The wine displays terrific richness, medium to full body, low acidity, a succulent, opulent texture, and superb purity. This beautifully made 1996 is one of the few wines that has successfully tamed the vintage's elevated tannin level... Impressive!"

Reviewed by: The Wine Advocate - 95pts


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