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2013 Abreu, Thorevilos

The 2013 defines what Thorevilos is all about, with copious quantities of blueberries, black raspberries, truffles, violets, crushed rock, forest floor notes and oodles of glycerin in its full-bodied, incredibly pure and amazing texture and length. It is a spectacular wine, with the cascade of fruit hiding what must be some considerable tannic clout. It’s not showing through just yet, but I suspect it will come as the wine closes down in bottle once it gets into a cold cellar. This is simply other-worldly and a tribute to all things Napa, California, and in a way, America. Drink it over the next 50+ years.

Region:

California, USA

Body:

Full

Grape Variety:

45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 17% Petit Verdot and 8% Merlot

Awards and Reviews:

100 / 100, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

Style:

Red