Claret 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Diamond Collection, California, Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola calls this wine his "prize offering." It's a classic Bordeaux blend of 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc snd 1% Merlot. The grapes are sourced from Napa, Sonoma, El Dorado and the Coppola Estate. The wine is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months. From 2014, the "dream vintage", it scored 90 points in the Critics Choice Competition. For under $20 this Coppola Diamond Collection Claret is a true gem.