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Dominus Napa Valley Red 1992

$220.00

SKU 12843

750ml

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The 1992 vintage is the first vintage in the history of Dominus to have only 53% Cabernet Sauvignon in the final blend. Due to the climate this year, the Merlot and Cabernet Franc were of exceptional quality
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Dominus
  • wa95

Wine AdvocateProduction from the 124-acre Napanook Vineyard reached 6,500 cases in 1992 and 10,000 cases in 1994, a figure this winery has been building toward since the debut releases of 1983 and 1984. The 1992 Dominus is similar in style to the 1990. It exhibits an open knit, opulent, rich, easy-going character with gorgeous levels of earthy, cassis fruit intertwined with scents of herbs, coffee, and chocolate/mocha ice cream. Rich and full-bodied, with thick, viscous flavors and low acidity, this is a forward, exceptionally concentrated, easy to understand Dominus that should drink well for 20 years.

Robert Parker, December 1995