Leviathan Red Wine Magnum 2015 1.5L - The Grape Tray

Leviathan Red Wine Magnum 2015 1.5L

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Leviathan Red Wine Magnum 2015 1.5L
$71.99

SKU 1582

1.5L

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Winemaker Notes :

The 2015 blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Merlot is full-bodied with concentrated deep black cherry, cedar and earthy notes. An uplifting acidity is present on the palate with a beautiful toasted cacao finish.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Leviathan
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Wine AdvocateFrom winemaker Andy Erickson, the 2015 Leviathan is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Red Hills, Dry Creek and Carneros with Cabernet Franc from Hudson vineyard in Carneros and Syrah from Dry Creek Valley. It was aged in 25% new French oak. Deep garnet-purple colored, it offers up a compelling earthy/savory nose of tilled soil, truffles, chargrill and beef drippings with a core of warm black plums, cassis and wild blueberries plus a touch of pencil lead. Medium to full-bodied with a great structure of firm, grainy tannins and oodles of freshness, it delivers bags of crunchy fruit and an herbal lift on the finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, December 13, 2018