2006 Dancing Hares - Red 750ml

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WS 93   WA 90   Collector 91
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Professional Reviews For This Wine


Wine Spectator | Rating: 93

Intense and at times rustic and chewy, with a woodsy, herbal edge to the extracted dried currant, blackberry and black licorice flavors. Full-bodied and marked by chewy tannins, but the flavors flow freely on the finish.Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.

Drink Dates: 2011-2020
Author: James Laube


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Wine Advocate | Rating: 90

The 2006 Dancing Hares is an intriguing blend of 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, and 17% Cabernet Franc. This wine displays chocolatey, sweet, smoked herb, plum, black cherry, and currant notes, a nice, fleshy mouthfeel, low acidity, and sweet tannin. It is an attractive wine that avoids the rustic tannins that some 2006 Bordeaux varietals have. Drink it over the next 12-15 years.

Drink Dates: 2009-2024
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 186

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Collector Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 91
Author: WineRyan
Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 10/21/2010
Beautiful nose of sweet dark fruits. A bit of a hot nose. Chalky on palate, tannic but nice fruit. Medium length ashy finish.

Rating: 90
Author: Adriel L
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 01/27/2012

Average rating: 92, based on 4 reviews
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Collector Data For This Wine

356 bottles owned by 75 collectors.

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About This Producer


Dancing Hares on Howell Mountain is owned by Paula Brooks and Bob Cook, and has the formidable wine team of David Abreu, Andy Erickson and Michel Rolland growing and creating a pair of wines. Dancing Hares and second wine Mad Hatter are both red blends. Total production is fewer than 1000 cases. Quality is exceptionally high.

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