Dominus 2011 Estate Bottled Proprietary Red Wine Napa Valley

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From Napa, California, rated 94 Points, 93 Points, 90 Points by Antonio Galloni, International Wine Cellar, James Suckling the Dominus 2011 Estate Bottled Proprietary Red Wine Napa Valley by Dominus Estate in the Red Wines Unique category is now available at Napacabs.com in 750 ML Standard size for only $149.95, inventory was last updated on 2017-05-03 21:54:34. The Dominus 2011 Estate Bottled Proprietary Red Wine Napa Valley qualifies for Free Shipping when combined with other bottles marked "Mix and Match" for a case of 12.

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AG 94 JS 93 IWC 90 Pts - Antonio Galloni - "Savory herbs, menthol, smoke and licorice are some of the aromas that open up in the glass in the 2011 Dominus. This is a relatively immediate, expressive Dominus with plenty of near-term appeal. The style is open and succulent for the year, with lovely balance and poise. Crushed rose petals and dried herbs linger in the close. With time in the glass, the 2011 fleshes out nicely. In 2011 Dominus is 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc."

James Suckling - "Wonderful aromas of tobacco, currant, berry and mineral. Ink and lead pencil. Full body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Lovely texture and freshness. Not the amazing 2010 but excellent. Better in 2015."

According to International Wine Cellar - "86% cabernet sauvignon, 9% petit verdot and 5% cabernet franc): Bright red-ruby. Riper on the nose than the Napanook bottling, offering scents of redcurrant, espresso and bitter chocolate. Sweeter in the mouth as well, showing considerably more fat and attractive floral lift to its flavors of dark berries, herbs, pepper, licorice and spices. Fine-grained and concentrated but still a bit youthfully compact, in need of at least a few years of bottle aging to absorb some of its tannins."

Robert Parker - "The 2011 Dominus (86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc) displays a streak of herbaceousness. Tasting the wine one can see the stress this vineyard on the valley floor must have endured with all the fog and botrytis. It is exceptionally well made in this agonizing year for vignerons, exhibiting a dark plum/ruby hue along with notes of sweet Provencal herbs intertwined with red and black currants, loamy soil, underbrush and spice. This medium-bodied 2011 is best consumed over the next 10-12 years."

Wine Spectator - "Smoke, dried herb, dried currant, tobacco leaf and crushed rock notes give this a strong, assertive personality that veers toward a roasted herb raciness on the finish. Drink now through 2021."

Additional Information

Varietal/Type Red Wines Unique
gtin 636595109752
Brand Dominus Estate
Size 750 ML Standard
Region Napa, California
Rating 94 Points, 93 Points, 90 Points