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Rutherford Hill 2009 Barrel Select Red, Napa Valley
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  Rutherford Hill 2009 Barrel Select Red, Napa Valley
Item Number:28 20 124 09
Regular Price:$29.95
Sale Price:$24.95 - 17% off!
Discounted Case Price:$269.40 - 10% off!
($22.45 per bottle)
Total Savings: 25%
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Rutherford Hill 2009 Barrel Select Red, Napa Valley
Here's a wine you're not going to want to miss. This Barrel Select Bordeaux style blend from Napa Valley legend Rutherford Hill, has been slow-aging in the their underground caves. So right now this 5 year old is soft as silk and seductively complex. A blend of the varietals that Rutherford Hill is famous for, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, all from their prime Napa Valley vineyards. The wine was blended and then aged 21 months in 100% French oak barrels. The pedigree alone should put this in the super premium price category but lucky for all of us, it's a healthy cut below that and an amazing value.

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Rutherford Hill 2009 Barrel Select Red, Napa Valley
 
4.0

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4.0

good price/value

By mike

from chicago

About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balanced
  • Clean
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Short Finish

Best Uses

  • Everyday
  • Weeknight

Comments about Rutherford Hill 2009 Barrel Select Red, Napa Valley:

it started out a little too tannic for me but opened up and had much better balance after about 30/40 minutes. definitely would decant for awhile if you have the time, really makes an appreciable difference. a little more fruit forward than i would have imagined probably as a result of the Syrah present but the barrel aging kept it nicely balanced.

  • Pairs Well With:
  • Beef, Game, Poultry
 
4.0

Well Structured and Balanced Napa Red

By Westchester Wine Guy

from Wine Express

About Me Connoisseur

Staff Reviewer

Pros

  • Balanced
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Entertaining
    • Everyday

    Comments about Rutherford Hill 2009 Barrel Select Red, Napa Valley:

    This is the second vintage in a row this wine has impressed, especially in its price range. Lots of classic Napa Cab aromas of cassis, black cherry and cola with nice earthy and meaty notes coming from the Syrah. It is elegant on the palate with a dry and pleasant finish. Could use a bit of time to open up, but a great value for sure.

    • Pairs Well With:
    • Beef, Game

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      I wanted to know of this item is sweet or semi-sweet
      Asked on 3/10/2014 by John V from Elmont, ny

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        Hi John -- This is a bold, full bodied, dry red wine. It has nice fruit flavors but it is not sweet. If you're looking for something sweet I'd recommend a Port or a lovely Moscato

        Answered on 3/12/2014 by Strumerika from Mount Kisco
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