2012 Blankiet Estate Paradise Hills Vineyard Red
Vinous | Rating: 97Blankiet's 2012 Proprietary Red Paradise Hills Vineyard is just starting to open up. The 2012 is delicate and totally sublime. Expressive Cabernet Sauvignon aromatics open up first, followed by layers of expressive red-fleshed fruit. Light on its it feet and exceptionally polished throughout, the 2012 delivers the goods, big time. In 2012, the Proprietary Red speaks to finesse above all else. This is the most impressive of Blankiet's 2012s today.Author: Antonio Galloni
Wine Advocate | Rating: 95The 2012 Proprietary Red, which is 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest mostly Merlot with tiny quantities of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, is truly great stuff. Inky, almost murky purple-colored, the wine offers up notes of camphor, spring flowers, black raspberries, blackberries and cassis as well as hints of chocolate and coffee. It is full-bodied, multi-dimensional, exuberant, boisterous and super-complex already. This is a big, flashy, superb wine to drink now as well as over the next 20-25 years.Drink Dates: 2016-2041Author: Robert Parker
Self | Rating: 96Author: Johnnymd
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 137 bottles owned
- 33 collectors
- Average collector rating: 96
(Out of 33 collectors)