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1987 Grace Family Cabernet Sauvignon

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / NAPA

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SKU: 51227-1987-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 94

    Probably the best Grace of the 1980s. A supple, showy wine with a bounty of silky currant, plum and spicy Cabernet flavors. Shows a wonderful sense of harmony and finesse, finishing with a long, complex aftertaste.--1987 California Cabernet horizontal. Drink now through 2004. — JL
    Author: James Laube
    Issue: Dec 15, 1997
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  • In 1976, former stockbroker Dick Grace, along with his wife Ann and their children began growing Cabernet Sauvignon from their eponymous vineyard in St. Helena initially just as a hobby. With their first harvest sold to Caymus and subsequently bottled as one of the first single vineyard designated wines in Napa, they embarked upon the path to becoming one of America's wine legends. Besides maintaining the high reputation of their own vineyard and wines, the Graces have contributed to the development of many others, formerly employing Heidi Barrett, and providing budwood for Hartwell Estate, Vineyard 29, and Blank Family Vineyards. With limited production of and unrelenting demand for their wines, they also pioneered the mailing list/waiting list sales model prevalent among many cult cab producers today.

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