2005 Dunn - Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 750ml

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2005 Dunn - Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
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International Wine Cellar | 91

($65) Bright ruby-red. Wild, inviting aromas of blackcurrant, blueberry, pepper, spices and game. Sweet but not particularly fleshy, offering a juicy character to the flavors of crushed berries, pepper and spices. Nicely suave cabernet with a firm edge of acidity and ripe, building tannins.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 144

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Wine Advocate | 92

The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley is gorgeous. It is a soft, caressing wine laced with expressive dark fruit, blackberries, spices, leather and flowers, all of which come together beautifully in the glass. This is a surprisingly soft, open young wine with lovely inner perfume and a mid-weight structure that makes it approachable, even today. It is a great starting point for readers who are new to the Dunn wines

Drink Dates: 2011-2025
Author: Antonio Galloni
Issue: 198

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Score: 91
Author: ckmiller
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 01/29/2011
Drink Dates: 2009-2012
Standout aroma of subtle mushrooms, aged wood, and blackberries. Not your typical napa cabernet (especially at this age), with forest floor flavors and dark fruit. Great mid palate, but lacking something on the finish. I would recommend drinking this like a medium aged bordeaux cab (would have been great with some lamb or duck).
More Vintages and Sizes of Dunn - Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley:

2011 (750ml)
2010 (750ml)
1997 (1.5L)

About This Producer


Dunn Vineyards is located east of St. Helena in the town of Angwin on Howell Mountain in Napa Valley. In 1972 Randy and Lori purchased the original vineyard property. The winery was established in 1979, with the first harvest of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. In 1981, the first release offered consumers 660 cases of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Howell Mountain vineyards. In 1982, Dunn also released their first Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

Currently Dunn Vineyards produces around 5000 cases of extremely age-worthy Cabernet Sauvignon.

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