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  • Country ranking ?

    553
  • Producer ranking ?

    76
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    now to 2040
  • Food Pairing

    veal filet mignon sautéed spring vegetables

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95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

This up and coming superstar has fashioned an outstanding 1994 and an outrageously rich, sumptuous 1993. The 1993 Cabernet Sauvignon Herb Lamb Vineyard (which has been bottled and will be released in 1996) should turn out to be one of the most exceptional wines of the vintage. The color is an opaque purple. The nose offers up cassis, blueberry, black-raspberry, and toasty scents, followed by gorgeousl...

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The Story

Ann Colgin’s wines stand out as one of the most refined styles of wines produced in Napa Valley. They show distinctive purity of the ripe black fruits, refined tannin structure and extremely elegant flavor profiles. This wine makes no exception. The hundred percent Cabernet Sauvignon from the Herb Lamb Vineyard, has been the hallmark wine of Colgin Cellars from its debut in 1992.

In early 1990s, Ann made a long-term contract with the vineya...

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Dried cranberry, plum, fennel, tobacco, and spicy oak notes on the nose along with the tight-grained tannins give this wine a Bordeaux-like feel. The wine is showing beautifully right now, with ample freshness to continue to hold in the cellar.

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Origin

St. Helena, Napa Valley

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