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  • Country ranking ?

    576
  • Producer ranking ?

    39
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Game

The Story

PLURIBUS expresses the character of an estate located at an elevation over 1,100 feet on the dramatic slopes of Spring Mountain.

The name refers to the Latin word for many, and was chosen to signify the various facets involved in creating a fine wine: from the sun, soil, and climate of a vineyard, to the team of people who guide a wine through its evolution. A breathtaking mountainous 7-acre site with steep exposures to the north, east and southeast, the soil is comprised of volcanic bedrock. Pluribus, which debuted in the 2003 vintage, is defined as a bold, rich and concentrated wine; elements of dark plum, roasted coffee, and scents of cedar are inherent throughout the vintages.

SOIL: Decomposed volcanic material. Surrounded by a conifer forest. North and East Exposure.

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Tasting note

color

Medium

ending

Medium

nose

Intense and Refined

recommend

Yes

Written Notes

Ruby. Intense, fruity, rich, big nose, dark berries. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, oak, intense, big palate, not an easy drink, warm and oaky finish. 90

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The 2009 Proprietary Blend Pluribus boasts stunning concentration, depth and power. Tar, incense, graphite, plums and grilled herbs all flow from this dark, sumptuous Cabernet Sauvignon. The balance of fruit, tannin and acidity is masterful. The Pluribus is always the most intense of the BOND wines. It can at times be a bit of a brute, but the 2009 is as refined as it gets. There is no shortage of class and integrity here. Hints of smoke, tar and juniper berries add the final layers of complexity. Anticipated maturity: 2019-2039. 97 Points
  • 97p

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Origin

Oakville, Napa Valley

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 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Pluribus 2009  ( Bond Estate )

Ruby. Intense, fruity, rich, big nose, dark berries. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, oak, intense, big palate, not an easy drink, warm and oaky finish. 90

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 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Pluribus 2009  ( Bond Estate )

Deep ruby. Intense, ripe and sweet nose, intensely fruity, plums and blackberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich, heavy, fruity, massive texture, heavy, not easy to drink, very long. Warm finish. 94

 

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 Robert Parker Points, Wine Writer (United States)  tasted  Pluribus 2009  ( Bond Estate )

"The 2009 Proprietary Blend Pluribus boasts stunning concentration, depth and power. Tar, incense, graphite, plums and grilled herbs all flow from this dark, sumptuous Cabernet Sauvignon. The balance of fruit, tannin and acidity is masterful. The Pluribus is always the most intense of the BOND wines. It can at times be a bit of a brute, but the 2009 is as refined as it gets. There is no shortage of class and integrity here. Hints of smoke, tar and juniper berries add the final layers of complexity. Anticipated maturity: 2019-2039.

97 Points"

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