95pointsGirard 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon (Diamond Mountain District)

Cellar Selection

Where Girard's estate Cab is beautiful now, their Diamond Mountain bottling is one for the cellar. Veteran winemaker Marco DiGiulio has applied his considerable experience, with classic results. The wine is marked by firm tannins that make it astringent and sticky. But underneath all that is an explosion of currant, plum, licorice, chocolate and spicy curry flavor that dazzles. Should easily age for a long time in a proper cellar. Production was a paltry 325 cases, and worth the search.

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  • Alcohol
    14.7%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    12/31/2008
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