Dominus Napa Valley Red 2015 - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake

Dominus Napa Valley Red 2015

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Dominus Napa Valley Red 2015
$399.00
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$299.99

SKU 04510

750ml Bottle

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Dominus is the propietary red wine made by Christian Moueix and his dedicated team in the Napa Valley. They concentrate on highlighting the special terroir of sunny Napanook, while still creating a balanced, structured noble wine. Moueix is the talented Bordelais estate manager and winemaker behind premium Right Bank properties such as Chateau Petrus, La Fleur-Petrus, La Providence, La Serre, Trotanoy and Hosanna.
Category Red Blend
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Dominus
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine AdvocateBottled in July 2017 and composed of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc, the Dominus 2015 Proprietary Red Wine leaps from the glass with notes of fresh wild blueberries, crushed blackberries and black currant juice with touches of wild thyme, underbrush, iron ore and aniseed with wafts of lavender and pencil lead. Medium to full-bodied, the palate has incredible energy and vivacity, with the firm, pixelated tannins and lively backbone skillfully framing the muscular fruit, finishing with wonderful length and depth.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 31, 2017
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Jeb DunnuckThe 2015 Dominus is a flawless, perfect wine as well as a legend in the making. A blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot and the rest Cabernet Franc, from dry-farmed vines and brought up in just 40% new French oak, its ruby/purple color is followed by an extraordinary bouquet of blackcurrants, crème de cassis, damp earth, smoke tobacco, and spring flowers. Reminding me of the 2015 Château Margaux with its incredible mix of elegance and power, this beauty hits the palate with full-bodied richness, stunning purity of fruit, building tannins, and awesome length. This sensational textured and voluptuous Dominus drink well today yet will evolve for 25-30 years or more.

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James SucklingA phenomenal red from the vintage with sandalwood, roses, currants, blackberries and blackcurrants. Full-bodied, extremely structured and intense with a great finish. The tannins are so polished and poised. Shows tension and beauty throughout. Straight and focused. Drink in 2022.

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VinousThe 2015 Dominus is fabulous. Explosive and alluring on the palate, the 2015 possesses stunning texture and intensity. Blueberry jam, cloves, menthol, licorice and graphite are some of the many nuances that develop over time. In 2015 Dominus artfully balances the richness of the year with the classic structural elements that are such a signature of this wine.

Antonio Galloni, March 2018
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Wine SpectatorThis has a dark and brooding feel, showing hefty juniper and cedar notes along with humus and singed bay leaf details holding sway for now over a dense core of dark currant and plum fruit flavors. The loamy edge adds more bass through the finish, while the fruit lurks underneath. Decidedly backward and built for cellaring. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2022 through 2035. 3,800 cases made.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2019