2005 Dancing Hares - Red 750ml

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2005 Dancing Hares - Red
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Reviews For This Wine


 
Wine Spectator | 95

Offers wonderful richness, depth and concentration, with pure currant, black cherry and berry fruit that's supple, polished and very ripe, but still well within bounds. Ends with a long, rich, complex finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot.

Drink Dates: 2009-2016
Author: James Laube
Issue: Web

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Score: 95
Author: Hal
Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 03/30/2014
Drink Dates: 2014-2025
Definitely in prime drinking shape. Given no decant time due the nature of this dinner auction event, the wine performed incredibly well. Luscious dark fruit aromas, velvety mouth feel, and a long finish. A real crowd pleaser.
Score: 95
Author: Naperwino
Trust Rating: 81
Tasted On: 05/30/2013
Score: 91
Author: Adriel L
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 09/30/2011
Score: 93
Author: SingKevin
Trust Rating: 93
Tasted On: 09/09/2011
Score: 97
Author: WineStorm
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 04/29/2011
I did not take formal notes, but JH did and I typed them out: "Deep dark rich color. On the nose concentrated dark black cherry, plum, blackcurrant, and raspberry fruit, followed roses, chocolate, spices, and spanish cedar with a hint of menthol. The palate is brawny but elegant and polished, full and complex with rich concentrated flavors and nice balance. The finish is generously long, rich, and complex. This wine can be enjoyed now, or will age well and improve for years." He was at 98, I was at 96. Regardless, great wine especially for a CaliBordeaux in the $100 range
More Vintages and Sizes of Dancing Hares - Red:

2004 (750ml)

About This Producer


Dancing Hares on Howell Mountain is owned by Paula Brooks and Bob Cook, and has the formidable wine team of David Abreu, Andy Erickson and Michel Rolland growing and creating a pair of wines. Dancing Hares and second wine Mad Hatter are both red blends. Total production is fewer than 1000 cases. Quality is exceptionally high.

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