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2009 Continuum - Proprietary Red Proprietary Blend - USA - California - Napa - Oakville - Red

USA - California - Napa - Oakville

Red Proprietary Blend
Score
92
WA 94
WS 94
IWC 93
Drink Dates
Comm: 2015-2029 WA: 2017-2029 WS: 2014-2030
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IWC 93
Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 162

(as of this vintage, 70% of the fruit is from Tim Mondavi's property on Pritchard Hill, up from just 20% in 2007): Medium ruby-red. Deep, brooding aromas of cassis, licorice, dark chocolate and warm spices. Sweet and round on entry, then rather powerful in the middle, showing lovely floral lift to its medicinal black fruit flavors. Plenty of mouthfilling texture here but shapely too. Finishes with substantial ripe tannins. Comes across as a bit less sweet and pliant now than the 2008, but this is in a rather brooding phase today and needs time.

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WA 94
Source Wine Advocate
Issue 204
Drink Dates 2017-2029

The 2009 Continuum impresses for its layered, textured personality and impeccable grace. Stylistically, the 2009 isn't quite as rich as the 2008 but is instead more polished and refined. Sweet floral notes add an attractive upper register to the dark fruit, mocha and sweet spice aromas and flavors. The 2009 Continuum is 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot and 4% Merlot, 82% of which came from estate-grown fruit. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029.

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WS 94
Source Wine Spectator
Drink Dates 2014-2030

Sleek and understated, making its mark with firm, dense, tightly wound espresso, dried berry, crushed rock and black licorice flavors, with a finish that emphasizes the loamy earthiness. The tannins are firm and well-integrated. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Merlot.

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Author Phillip
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.118%
Tasted On 02/06/2014

Dark red-ruby.  High-pitched aromas of cassis, blueberry and flowers.  Lush, silky and fine-grained, with complex flavors of dark berries and graphite minerality complicated by sweet oak and piquant notes of rose petal and green apple.  At once powerful and suave on the long back end, finishing with firm tannins and lingering minerality.

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Author BoxsterVino
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.429%
Tasted On 12/26/2013

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Author Kenny G
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 3.077%
Tasted On 05/05/2013
Drink Dates 2015-2029
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