Promontory Estate - Proprietary Red 2013

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Product Details

Vintage
2013
Colour
Red
Appellation
Napa
Producer
Promontory Estate

Tasting Notes and Scores

Wine Advocate
99

The best wine so far (although I suspect the 2015 may ultimately enter the picture as well) is the nearly perfect 2013 Promontory Estate. It is simply richer and fuller, with greater integration of tannin, and tastes spectacular. With an opaque, dense purple color and notes of graphite, wet rocks, blackberry and blueberry fruit, some charcoal, and again, loads of spice and loamy soil nuances, the wine has great intensity, a full-bodied texture, and finely grained, sweet tannin. This is a stunner and again, accessible, but its best days are probably a good decade away, as this could very well turn out to be a 40- to 50-year wine.
Robert Parker, Oct 2016