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Lail Vineyards J. Daniel Cuvee 750ML 2010
Sku: IT-0000786
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:       (3)
Product Information
Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Napa County
Appellation: Napa Valley
Grape Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Type: Still wine
Inventory Location
Santa Clara/San Jose
 
Reg. $124.98

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Vinous 93 points - (100% cabernet sauvignon, from vineyards in Calistoga and Oakville): Good full medium ruby. Expressive, slightly high-toned aromas of blueberry, licorice pastille, mocha, coffee, black olive, minerals and crushed rock. Youthfully tight but densely packed and serious, with a piquant vein of peppery acidity enlivening the concentrated flavors of currant, minerals and spices. Finishes with outstanding rising length and a firm spine of acids and harmonious tannins. Lay this one down. I significantly underrated this wine from barrel a year ago, when it came across as greener. 93+ Points  (May 2013)

Wine Spectator 88 points - Trim and spicy, offering a graceful mix of dried currant, dark berry, cedar, tobacco leaf, dried herb and crushed rock. Bordeaux-like in restraint and detail. Best from 2014 through 2024. 558 cases made.-JL  (Jun 15 2013)

Wine Advocate 96 points - The flagship wine, the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon J. Daniel Cuvee is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from two sources, 73% from the Dutch Henry Canyon area in Calistoga and 27% from Vine Hill Ranch in Oakville. This wine spent 19 months in three-fourths new French oak. A sensational effort, it reveals copious notes of lead pencil shavings, blackberries, mulberries, black currants, licorice and charcoal. This beautifully crafted, full-bodied Cabernet possesses impressive delineation and a long finish with moderate tannin as well as decent acidity for vibrancy. Approachable now, it should continue to drink well for at least a quarter of a century. (Oct 2013)

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Crafting exquisite wines is our family’s greatest passion. For over 125 years, our quest for perfection and our spirit of discovery have cultivated some of the most treasured wines around the world. Each delicious blend is designed to make your occasions more radiant by enhancing the flavors and conversations. Lail Vineyards wines are a gift from our family to yours. May your celebrations be bountiful.


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