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Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 January 6, 2017

DUNN VINEYARDS Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

(Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California) $150

Dunn Vineyards has a blue-chip reputation in the Napa Valley for making wines so exquisitely balanced that they age for decades. (If delayed gratification is not your thing, you can open them now as well). This 2012 is like drinking the perfect Black Forest Cake—juicy, dark, and textural. But the flavors go far beyond this hedonism–reminiscent, as they also are, of things that are rocky, minerally, savory, woodsy, and meaty. Dunn Cabernet is a masculine wine, but one with such surprising freshness that it feels lively and exciting. It is a wine that is both expansive and restrained—like the volcanic mountain from which it comes.  (13.9% abv)

97 points KM

Available at Wine.com

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