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Triple Seven Cellars 2017 'Atlas Rock Red' Napa Valley

Only 4 barrels made!
Under the Radar Napa Blend
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Mission Codename Runway red

OH boy.

We’re amped up, dialed in, and ready to drop this heavyweight mountain single-vineyard gem from Napa’s Atlas Peak into your lap. Chalk up yet another triumphant first for Wine Spies - a deal you won’t find anywhere else. And the discount is bursting at the seams like Joey Chestnut’s waistline after he ate 76 hot dogs to win the Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest last weekend. Just about 60% OFF!

Unlike the namesake monster Boeing jet, Triple Seven is a tiny, family-run operation run by Rusty and Donna Hinds. It’s exactly the kind of winery and wines we love to land. The kind that you just won’t find anywhere but your trusted Agents at Wine Spies.

It’s micro-production (just 4 barrels!) means it sees an utterly obsessive attention to detail. BUUUUT that also means we probably didn’t get enough to satiate everyone. Their winemaker Patrick Mahaney is no stranger to the boutique wine scene having spent over two decades at Robert Mondavi as Director of Napa Valley Winemaking Operations. And this is his crown jewel.

If you love those big, expansive, lush Napa blends you MUST give this a try. Sourced entirely from the Broken Rock Vineyard on Atlas Peak, a site owned by the legendary William Hill - diehard Napa Cab fans know the name. It also happens to be a secret source for the likes of Philippe Melka, Paul Hobbs, Hall Winery, Titus… to name a few.

This is a Right-Bank Bordeaux-style blend, so it combines Merlot with a dollop of Cabernet Franc and a dribble of Petit Verdot. POWERFUL is the word here. The type of strength only high elevation, rugged mountain terrain can provide. Buckle up and prepare for a whirlwind of aromas and flavors - blackberry, plum, shaved baking chocolate, savory spices… Warm, toasty perfectly integrated oak, fine-grained tannins all add to the complexity of the sublime finale, begging for a garlic butter prime rib feast.

This has years of life ahead of it, if you can resist… we could not.

Grab a bottle or a case for yourself - maybe send some friends invites too and snag a cool $20 for your efforts (not to mention the entry to win $1,000 of collectibles we liberated from Agent Red’s stash).

Not much of this one, so move quickly!

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Triple Seven Cellars 2017 'Atlas Rock Red' Napa Valley 750ml Wine Label
Triple Seven Cellars 2017 'Atlas Rock Red' Napa Valley 750ml Wine Label
dryness
acidity
tannin
body
fruit
Look

Inky jet black, a core deep as freshly laid asphalt with a gentle gradation to a dark cherry glow

Smell

Buckle up and prepare for a whirlwind of aromas - blackberry, plum, shaved baking chocolate, savory spices

Taste

Echoes the nose, powerful is the word here, rugged mountain terrain strength only high elevation can provide

Finish

Warm, toasty perfectly integrated oak, fine-grained tannins all add to the complexity of the sublime finale

Pairing

If you love those big, expansive, lush Napa blends you MUST give this a try with a garlic butter prime rib feast

What the Winery Says 2017 'Atlas Rock Red' Napa Valley

Triple Seven Cellars
Triple Seven Cellars
Winemaker
Patrick Mahaney
Varietals
86% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot
Vintage
2017
Appellation
Atlas Peak, Napa Valley
Alcohol
14.7%
Total acidity
5.8 g/L
pH
3.75
Harvest date
September 2017
Bottling date
June 2020
Aging
30 months
Barrels
25% new French oak
Production
4 barrels

About the Winery Triple Seven Cellars

Triple Seven Cellars Winemaker Patrick Mahaney
Triple Seven Cellars Winemaker Patrick Mahaney
Triple Seven Cellars 2017 'Atlas Rock Red' Napa Valley 750ml Wine Bottle
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Triple Seven Cellars 2017 'Atlas Rock Red' Napa Valley 750ml Wine Bottle
Offer Expired Jul 11, 2021 at 11:59 pm
$00.00
Price Redacted
$85.00
Elsewhere