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2005 Quintessa - Red Proprietary Blend - USA - California - Napa - Rutherford - Red

USA - California - Napa - Rutherford

Red Proprietary Blend
Producer Notes

In 2002, Valeria and Agustin Huneeus' dream of the quintessential wine estate - one vineyard that produces one singular estate wine - was realized with the opening of the winery at Quintessa.

Quintessa is truly a "winemaker's winery." The design facilitates a gravity-flow process and a state-of-the-art winery specifically tailored with fermenters and tanks sized to match the diverse... More »

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94
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Drink Dates
VF: 2007-2020
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Dec 08
Author WineRyan
Trade
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.737%
Tasted On 04/25/2010

More Bordeaux style then 2007. Really nice nose, more going on then just fruit. Wonderful softness on palate.

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Author Joe G765
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 80%
Tasted On 09/13/2009

Drinking nicely.

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Author 19th Hole Vineyard
Winery
Site / Blog http://www.19thholevineyard.com  Trust Rating 97.674%
Tasted On 11/17/2008

Just had the grand tour of the property...with a nice tasting at the end. the 2005 is like rubbing yourself in silk. One word...Finesse. Reminiscent of the Right Bank in Bordeaux...Better potential than my '04 and '03s. Bravo.

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Author Victor
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.549%
Tasted On 11/22/2008

The best Quintessa ever! Fruity, balanced and masculine...A true tour de force!

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