Galerie Pleinair 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Laura Diaz Muñoz

Product Code: 750ML
Availability: 12

If you like Lokoya, Cardinale or La Jota, buy this subtle Cabernet Sauvignon made by the young very talented Laura Muñoz

2012 Galerie Pleinnair Cabernet Sauvignon, Laura Diaz Muñoz

Our Impressions:
Another young female winemaker making her marks in Napa! Winemaker assistant to Chris Carpenter, she helped making these brilliant 100Pts wines: Lokoya and Cardinale 2012!!! Laura's moto and philosophy is to keep the wine according to the soil they grow from!

The Pleinair is a blend of two Cabernets from two famous parts of Napa, Knights Valley & St Helena mountain. It reveals its beautiful structure and silky texture while keeping all the characteristics of the terroir.

In the glass the wine has a smooth dark berry color. The nose shows notes of deep red fruits, espresso, white pepper, wet tobacco leaves and red cherries.

On the palate the tannins are smooth like velvet and develop into a classy and refined Cabernet.

Another must try!!! Don’t miss it, ORDER NOW!

Wine Advocate, Robert Parker Notes, 91Pts:
"The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Pleinair spent 18 months in 58% new French oak before being bottled unfined and unfiltered. This elegant, stylish Cabernet Sauvignon, created from four different sources in Napa, exhibits a deep ruby/purple color as well as textured, blueberry, red and blackcurrant fruit, cedarwood and background toast, and a medium to full-bodied, plush style. There are 1,100 cases of this beauty that sells at a realistic price. Drink it over the next decade or more. (Oct 2014)”

Winemaker Notes:
"Beautiful red fruit layers of strawberry jam, raspberry and cherry with nuances of white pepper, tobacco leave and licorice. Velvety mouth feel with a tannin filled, fruit concentrated, long finish. Nice and balanced with natural acidity that promises many years to enjoy. Barrel aged 19 months in French oak (55% new). 1,100 cases produced. Alcohol 14.5%.”

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