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Featured Wine: Purlieu Cabernet Sauvignon

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We are no stranger to this week’s featured wine Purlieu Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, previous vintages have landed the top spots of our annual 100 list and winemaker Julien Fayard was our 2016 winemaker of the year. The name Purlieu means “the edge of the forest” or “an outlying area” and is a reference to their home base in […]

#7 Wine of 2016: 2013 Purlieu Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

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OUR #7 Wine of 2016 2013 Purlieu Cabernet Sauvignon  |  Napa Valley  |  Wine Spectrum 96+ Rich dark purple color. The nose is pure joy, black fruits, espresso, graphite, and cedar. Mouthfeel is concentrated and unctuous, rich and expressive, with smooth tannins leading to swirling flavors of dark berries, plum, chocolate and sweet spice. Purlieu […]