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2006 Krupp Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon "Veraison"

Veraison 2006 Cabernet

Winery: Krupp Brothers

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Veraison"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 5% Malbec, & 2% Cabernet Franc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $60

Cases produced: 1,900

KWG Score: 92.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: December 6, 2010

Wine Review: This very dark purple colored wine opens with a black currant bouquet with a hint of oak. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and savory. The flavor profile is a spicy black currant and black raspberry blend with notes of integrated old oak. The finish is dry and its very fine tannins are nicely prolonged. This wine would pair well with a New York strip steak. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Beautifully rich and intense nose: cedary oak, cassis, spice, blood plum, cherry, dark chocolate and vanilla. The wine is distinguished by its fine, integrated, chalky tannins that are supported by strong fruit flavors. While generous and elegant upon release, the wine will become more fleshy in the cellars of the patient among us.

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