2009 Paraduxx (Duckhorn Vineyards) C Blend

Red Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
Drink between 2013 - 2018 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 14

  • Selwyn wrote:

    May 2, 2016 - Awesome. Full body. Nice legs. And fruit yay.

  • elevwine wrote: (88 points)

    November 26, 2015 - Expected a lot more from this wine. Fruit-forward cab flavors dominate, some spice from the Zin but what is missing is the real story. Not very complex, no cedar or tobacco that you would normally expect at this price point from a Napa cab base. Basically just a fruit bomb. Neutral rating based on price.

  • VintageSully wrote: (90 points)

    November 22, 2013 - Fruit-forward, medium-bodied Cabernet dominates, but with a nice touch of pepper and spice from the Zin on the finish. A splash of earth, oak and vanilla round out the taste with tannins that indicate a good short term cellaring window. This is a crowd pleaser and a nice QBR at $40/bottle.

  • P-Milly-NYC Likes this wine: (88 points)

    October 26, 2013 - Tasted after a 2 hour decant. Reasonably good wine that I thought I'd like better. Blend of 62% Cab and 38% Zinfandel. Very nice structure with supple/velvety tannins. The overly strong, simpleton black currant finish is a little too "Juicy Juice"-style and leaves me wanting more complexity. I typically enjoy wines from Paraduxx and I'm certainly willing to try this wine again to see if I find it more fulfilling.

  • Nyrican wrote: (90 points)

    May 9, 2013 - Nicely integrated fruit and oak a real pleasure. Medium weight n tannins

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Paraduxx (Duckhorn Vineyards)
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation C Blend
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley
  • UPC Code 669576019863

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 199 (41%)
  • Consumed 287 (59%)

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