94pointsLeonetti Cellar 2016 Reserve Red (Walla Walla Valley (WA))

Cellar Selection

Cabernet Sauvignon makes up 73% of this wine, with the balance a healthy dollop of Malbec (22%) along with a smidgen of Cabernet Franc. For the first time, this wine includes fruit from newer estate plantings at Holy Roller and Serra Pedace. The aromas reveal notes of coffee, star anise, black cherry, plum and spice. Plump, saturated, palate-coating fruit flavors follow with highly structured acidity and tannins backing it up. This wine is always more about the future than the present, and never more so than with this vintage. Best after 2025, with a long life beyond that. Sean P. Sullivan

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  • Alcohol
    14.4%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    10/1/2019
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