Red

2017 Viader Black Label Estate Limited Edition

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
Drink between 2022 - 2029 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • lozofsky wrote:

    May 15, 2021 - good

  • Dooms wrote:

    February 14, 2021 - 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Syrah, 12% Malbec, 9% Cab Franc

  • redzins Likes this wine: 91 points

    November 25, 2020 - Great aromas and flavors. Wine is drinking perfectly right now.

  • sirpat00 wrote: 92 points

    May 13, 2020 - Putzi's Napa 2017 new arrival tasting: A new Napa arrival tasting hosted by a wine merchant. A total of 30 wines mostly from 2017 (with a few 2018 whites and new releases from 2016 and 2015 in the mix) were presented in various price brackets ($40 to $200+). For 2017 my takeaways were 1) 2017 is already approachable and offers immediate drinking pleasure. But 2) the wines also came across lighter and less layered. 2017 doesn’t seem to have the refinement of 2016, the depth of 2014 or the muscular concentration of 2015. For many, it seems, finding a spot in the sun will be hard with 5 outstanding vintages before and likely 2 more (at least) right behind. There were notable exceptions of course. Wine of the night was Diamond Creek Volcanic Hill 2017 (95) and just whisker behind Viader 2017 (95). A very notable mention deserves the Detert East Block Cabernet Franc 2017 for its unique character (94).

    Tasting note:
    A dark fruit profile, peppery, also animal and leather notes, a bit Port-like. On the palate astringent with mouth-coating tannin. This is an interesting blend including Syrah, Malbec and Cab Franc. But from a pleasure perspective this is way too early to open, quite unlike the rest of the 2017 pack.

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    Napa Valley’s 2017s, 1/31/2020 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2017
  • Type Red
  • Producer Viader
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Black Label Estate Limited Edition
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 248 (93%)
  • Consumed 19 (7%)

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