2007 Realm - The Bard 750ml

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2007 Realm - The Bard

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International Wine Cellar | 92

($95; includes 9% petit verdot and 4% cabernet franc) Bright ruby-red. Aromatic nose combines red and dark berries, flowers and licorice. Crunchy dark berry flavors are nicely framed by sound acidity and lifted by a floral element, with a subtle minerality running through the wine. From vines in their 6th leaf; winemaker Hirby makes this blend for early appeal, and today the wine's baby fat indeed buffers its tannins nicely.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 150

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Wine Advocate | 93

The brilliant 2007 The Bard Proprietary Red (87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot, and 4% Cabernet Franc) is the most flamboyant of these wines. One could also say it is the sexiest. Gorgeously exuberant and filled with personality, this dense purple-colored 2007 offers up notes of melted chocolate, creme de cassis, licorice, cedar, and underbrush. This ostentatious, incredibly pure, deep, fleshy, full-bodied sex pot of a wine can be drunk now or cellared for a decade or more.

Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 187

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Wine Spectator | 93

Tightly wound, firm, dense, chewy and tannic, this is a full-blown red offering extracted mineral, currant, herb and fresh earth flavors, with touches of sage and underbrush. A muscular style that firms up on the finish, where the tannins flex their muscle. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc.

Drink Dates: 2011-2020
Author: James Laube

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Score: 92
Author: cpcolliton
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 11/21/2013
Score: 93
Author: Adriel L
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 02/01/2012
Big cab blend from my Realm friends. Give it 20 mins to let the Petite Verdot be a little more "petite". Solid effort from a great year.
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Realm Cellars' mission is to produce handcrafted Bordeaux varietals, in limited quantities, from the finest fruit available in Napa Valley.

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