Altvs (Merus Wines)

2009 Altvs Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

California: Napa Valley

Offer Expired:Jun 25, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$75.00
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Mission Briefing

Codename:

Altvs Shrugged

This dense, dark and richly layered wine drinks beautifully for a 2009 - and it shows such aging potential that we recommend that you enjoy some now - but stash enough away to enjoy for the next decade or more.

Altvs (“Altus”) is a special project of Merus Wines, whose mission is to craft small lots of wines of remarkable quality and distinction. The Altvs wine further elevates this lofty goal by delivering a drinking experience that rivals the best Cabernets of the Napa Valley.

Today’s 2009 Altvs Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a delectable, respectable, collectible, ineffable wine that we have no problem placing on a pedestal.

Enjoy this delicious, classic Napa Cab now, and savor for the next 10+ years.

Tasting Profile

Look:

This wine possesses a dark crimson heart that transitions quickly to brilliant ruby at the meniscus.

Smell:

Bold aromas of dense and concentrated black cherry, subtle tobacco, clove, and dry aged meat make the mouth water in anticipation.

Taste:

Deep, concentrated cherry and cranberry, berry bramble, cocoa dust, braised fig, braised plum, cinnamon, and clove.

Finish:

Very long and gradually drying, with dark fruits persisting longest at the edges of the palate.

Pairing:

We would enjoy this Cabernet with a classic filet mignon or a grilled portobello mushroom on a seeded bun.

What the Winery Says

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Jun 25, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$75.00
Avg. Price
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