Bootleg 2013 Red Blend 94Pts Wine Advocate

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Bootleg 2013 Red Blend 94Pts Wine Advocate
As my friend Stu says, Don't be a prisoner of average wines!!!

A luscious Red Blend created to offer an alternative to the famous Prisoner from Orin Swift. Now this wine got 94Pts and deserve the points! 750 ML
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As my friend Stu says, Don't be a prisoner of average wines!!! This wine was created to offer an alternative to Orin Swift wine the Prisoner! Bootleg produces big, luscious red blends with loads of dark fruit and power. We’ve used Merlot from Napa’s Stagecoach Vineyard as the base for its upfront fruit flavors and soft tannins, making the wine approachable early on. The combination of other varietals offer structure, depth and a powerful richness that round out this bold red blend. 94 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2013 Proprietary Red from Bootleg is a major sleeper of not only the vintage, but in its entire concept. There are just over 8,000 cases of this wine, which has been culled from KJ vineyards on Atlas Peak, Oakville, Mt. Veeder, Rutherford and Spring Mountain. The wine is a blend of 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Petite Sirah, 21% Zinfandel, 12% Merlot, and the rest Malbec and Petit Verdot. That’s like throwing in the entire kitchen sink, but 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. At the same time, it is complex enough to satisfy the intellectual senses as well. Drink it over the next 5-6 years. A big-time winner." - Robert M. Parker, Jr. (28th Oct 2016)
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RATING 94
COLOR & TYPE Red
COUNTRIES USA
Region Napa
VINTAGE 2013
VARIETAL Proprietary Blend
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