Red

2004 Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
Drink between 2010 - 2019
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Community Tasting Notes 31

  • walkerjfw wrote: (94 points)

    October 9, 2014 - At Tra Vigne in Napa, first night out. This was brought by Sandy, from a magnum. Dunn always ages well, in my opinion. This was no different, still drinking very young. Decanted for about 30 minutes, drank over two hours. Would benefit from a longer decant.

    Inky purple/ruby color. Black fruits and herbs on the nose. Palate of blackberry, cassis, chocolate, floral/lavender notes. Long and layered finish.

    Right in a zone, drinking well now but my guess has another 10 years ahead of it. Large format maybe longer. Excellent wine from Dunn

  • EFeldhake Likes this wine: (92 points)

    July 26, 2014 - Deep garnet in color. Lovely nose of cherries and chocolate. Taste of bing cherries, moca, and cassis. Supple tannins, great fruit, and nice balance. Drinking well. Bottle was a magnum.

  • Trolson wrote: (95 points)

    May 25, 2014 - Decanted for six hours: lovely nose, body and taste. Super smooth, soft yet bold.

  • danstrings Likes this wine: (92 points)

    February 23, 2014 - Seamless and not a hint of age, silky juicy unctuous cassis, yumm

  • La Cave d'Argent Likes this wine: (93 points)

    May 4, 2013 - This wine (purchased upon release from the winery in magnum format and cellared in pristine fashion) was decanted off its moderate sediment. It was then Vinturi-decanted into another vessel and allowed three additional hours of aeration prior to funneling back into the cleaned bottle. The wine was subsequently taken to a restaurant, where it was enjoyed over a three-hour period with food. The robe is still a youthful opaque ruby/red and the nose continues to possess aromatics of black raspberries, kirsch, crushed stones, mocha and lavender. The wine is round, silky and full-bodied on the palate, with ample sweet tannins and well-integrated alcohol (listed as 14%). The flavors are commensurate with the aromas and the middle palate is solid. With a lengthy, smooth finish, this is definitely as elegant as Dunn Napa Cabernet can get. Although very drinkable now, this wine (from magnum) has the structure to provide pleasure for several more years. Drink now-2023.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type Red
  • Producer Dunn Vineyards
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (0%)
  • In Cellars 790 (78%)
  • Consumed 217 (21%)

Food Pairing

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