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Bootleg 2013 Red Blend, Napa

Item Number: 28 20 227 13

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Here's a stunning, bold red blend made by the Jackson Family. The award-winning winemaker Kristy Melton, is a Wine Enthusiast "Top 40 under 40 Most Influential People in Wine" and Drink Business’ "Top 20 under 40 Best Winemakers in the World". She's sourcing grapes primarily from Napa; 24% Atlas Peak, 18% Oakville, 12% Napa Valley, 11% Mt. Veeder, 7% Rutherford and 3% Spring Mountain. The balance is 20% Sonoma County and 5% Mendocino County. The wine aged 16 months in 27% new French oak and 4% new American oak. Robert Parker gave this a 94 point score saying "The 2013 Proprietary Red from Bootleg is a major sleeper of not only the vintage, but in its entire concept…The wine is a blend of 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Petite Sirah, 21% Zinfandel, 12% Merlot, and the rest Malbec and Petit Verdot…the result is a stunningly delicious, complex, big-time, sexy style of wine with a deep, opaque purple color, a beautiful nose of blackberries and blueberries, with some lavender Provençal herbs, licorice and a touch of espresso. The wine has a fabulous texture, a plush, full-bodied mouthfeel, and beautiful purity and depth. It’s something that could only be made in California, given the blend, but it is off- the-charts in terms of its hedonistic appeal…A big-time winner.”

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If you go for big and rich Napa blends then this is the wine for you. Not for the faint of heart. It packs a ton of flavor
June 26, 2017
This wine is like a meal!
Awesome color on this and the aromas jump out of the glass but the taste is the best part. A big, jammy super lush mouthfeel with tons of texture! Very unique!
June 26, 2017

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