Duckhorn The Discussion 2010

Duckhorn The Discussion 2010
$129.99

SKU DCKHRNDISCNAPARDBL

750ml

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The Discussion was blended using the very best barrels of wine from the finest blocks of our estate vineyards. While this wine is abundantly rich and flavorful, it is defined by its refinement and complexity. Aromas of licorice, graphite, blackberry, violet and French thyme offer a beautiful prelude to an opulent mouthfeel marked by pure, focused flavors of Bing cherry and spiced plum, as well as silky tannins. These tannins, and seamlessly integrated oak, provide lovely structure, adding depth and nuance to this age-worthy wine.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Duckhorn
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine EnthusiastCellar Selection. Given extra time in the bottle, this wine combines a majority of Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, aged entirely in French oak. The entry is sanguine and generous in red currant and denser blackberry, while elements of thyme lurk on the back of the palate. While the tannins remain sizable, they're silky, and should take on additional plushness in time. Cellar through 2020.

Virginie Boone, October 1, 2015