Red - Fortified

2005 Don Sebastiani & Sons Used Automobile Parts Dessert

Port Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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CT89.3 12 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 9

  • klezman wrote:

    February 14, 2021 - Very nice. Evolved a bit since the previous bottle, but this was still a fruit-driven and tasty balanced port.

  • Rich S wrote: 89 points

    September 5, 2015 - Popped and poured. Dark caramel, baking spices, figs, cassis and oak on the nose. Similar flavors on the palate with mostly dark fruit, charred oak and vanilla with a touch of heat on the finish. A bit heavy on the palate but otherwise, enjoyable to sip on.

  • klezman wrote:

    June 14, 2014 - Tasty. Good balance of fruit and spice and oak influence. More interesting than the previous bottle, but likely not going to be a very complex wine at any point.drink or hold.

  • klezman Likes this wine:

    February 13, 2013 - Initially quite simple - plum, earth, great balance and acidity. Hoping to see this open up somewhat in the next while.

    Air is treating this wine nicely. The tannin and structure is coming out after being open an hour or so, and the flavours are gaining in complexity.

  • nfurlong Likes this wine: 90 points

    January 26, 2013 - Deep brick color with many hues, thick slow-forming legs; burnt figs on the nose, some pepper; heavy-bodied, sweet fig with great port depth, good heat. Long lingering AT makes you crave walknuts.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red - Fortified
  • Producer Don Sebastiani & Sons
  • Varietal Port Blend
  • Designation Used Automobile Parts Dessert
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley
  • UPC Code 833302001433

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 75 (56%)
  • Consumed 59 (44%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

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