2009 Capture - Revelation 750ml

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Professional Reviews For This Wine


International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92

Red-ruby. Currant, graphite, minerals, leather and tobacco leaf on the nuanced nose. Nicely ripe and intense, with a supple texture and a subtle sweetness to the redcurrant, tobacco, espresso and licorice flavors. I like the combination of depth and juiciness here. Finishes with serious ripe tannins and lovely chocolatey persistence. Attractive already owing to its complexity but has the stuffing and balance for a graceful evolution in bottle.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 162

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Average rating: 89, based on 1 reviews

Collector Data For This Wine

38 bottles owned by 10 collectors.

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About This Producer


Capture Wines' motto is "Bordeaux Tradition. Frontier Spirit." Reds and whites are produced by May-Britt and Denis Malbec (formerly PR Manager and Cellar Master at Chateau Latour) from the rolling hills and mountain peaks of California's North Coast. Perhaps best known for their exceptional Sauvignon Blancs, this dynamic team is also crafting Bordeaux-style red blends and Chardonnay, all from Sonoma County.

Wine Varietal: Bordeaux Blend


Six varieties are permitted to be used in a red Bordeaux blend: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot, and, less frequently, Carmenere. Each lends a specific characteristic to the finished blends, most of which are dominated by large percentages of either Cabernet Sauvignon, which brings aromatics and age-ability, or Merlot, which adds softness and body. In the Bordeaux region, Cabernet blends are found on the Left Bank and Merlot on the Right.

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