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Kenzo Cabernet Blend Napa Rindo 2018

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CWA98

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $155.00

 
Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

98 Points | CWA
“Given the acclaim for Napa’s 2018 vintage and the pedigree of this Cabernet blend, we had high expectations. After sampling (twice) we were seduced by the trademark the texture (ULTRA silky smooth!)  and captivating bouquet that includes lavender, sultry dark fruit notes and fresh walnut brownies. Hints of baking spices and semi-sweet dark chocolate on the mid palate are balanced gracefully by the firm tannins boding well for enjoyment over the next decade! 97 points now and well on the way to 98+ points after a bit of cellar time. Note: we recommend decanting one full hour if popping the cork prior to 2024.” - California Wine Advisors
 
Winery Notes: “Meaning purple bell or gentian flower, "rindo" represents the beautiful purple hue of the grape clusters, that resemble the shape of many bells hanging in the vineyard. As the flagship red wine in the collection, rindo is the singular expression of the estate's magnificent diverse vineyards, that grow an alluring mosaic of Bordeaux varietals. Each vintage is reflective of its growing season, and each is uniquely tuned and refined by blend. This 2018 composition is soaring and layered with aromatics of cocoa, plum and vanilla with sensational dark fruit on the palate, and a subtle minerality providing balance - a beautifully approachable wine.”
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Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

98 Points | CWA
“Given the acclaim for Napa’s 2018 vintage and the pedigree of this Cabernet blend, we had high expectations. After sampling (twice) we were seduced by the trademark the texture (ULTRA silky smooth!)  and captivating bouquet that includes lavender, sultry dark fruit notes and fresh walnut brownies. Hints of baking spices and semi-sweet dark chocolate on the mid palate are balanced gracefully by the firm tannins boding well for enjoyment over the next decade! 97 points now and well on the way to 98+ points after a bit of cellar time. Note: we recommend decanting one full hour if popping the cork prior to 2024.” - California Wine Advisors
 
Winery Notes: “Meaning purple bell or gentian flower, "rindo" represents the beautiful purple hue of the grape clusters, that resemble the shape of many bells hanging in the vineyard. As the flagship red wine in the collection, rindo is the singular expression of the estate's magnificent diverse vineyards, that grow an alluring mosaic of Bordeaux varietals. Each vintage is reflective of its growing season, and each is uniquely tuned and refined by blend. This 2018 composition is soaring and layered with aromatics of cocoa, plum and vanilla with sensational dark fruit on the palate, and a subtle minerality providing balance - a beautifully approachable wine.”



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Kenzo

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Napa Valley