More Vintages and Sizes of Blankiet - Cabernet Sauvignon Paradise Hills Vineyard:
International Wine Cellar
Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 144
(60% cabernet sauvignon and 40% merlot) Dark ruby-red. Vibrant, complex nose combines currant, minerals, tobacco and brown spices. Wonderfully sweet, lush and fine-grained, with its silky texture enlivened by compelling inner-mouth perfume. Intriguing mineral and licorice notes add to the complexity of this very deep, layered wine, which finishes with spreading tannins and outstanding length. Large-scaled and rather powerful but with a lovely light touch. A superb 2006.
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Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 09/09/2010
Powerful, elegant yet beautifully balanced cab. Tastes more like a Mouton than typical super Napa. I think this is best ever from Blankiet. Could last 10+ years, but mine won't.
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