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Bravante Vineyards - Cabernet Sauvignon - 2009

Winery: Bravante Vineyards
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Type: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Howell Mountain - California
Country: United States
Vineyard/Special Designation: Winemaker's Reserve
Vintage: 2009
Suggested Retail Price: $125
Retailer/Place Purchased: Gift from a good friend
Shared By: Lewis Perdue
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Shared On: 2013-11-20
Conflict of Interest in Rating this Wine: No

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Opinion: I would recommend this.
Other Comments: This is the Veyron of Cabernets, a 400-mile-per-hour, flat-out slalom that would wreck the ordinary. This finely balanced, masterfully crafted, 1,000 horsepower vintage manages to civilize all the raw power and make for an awesome, elegant ride paved with raspberries, vanilla, deep dark cherries and well-managed tannins and oak that make this as smooth as shifting into seventh gear. Hold on for one helluva ride!