L'Aventure Estate Cuvée 2020 750ml - The Grape Tray
L'Aventure Estate Cuvée 2020 750ml
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L'Aventure Estate Cuvée 2020

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750ml
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Estate Cuvée is our flagship wine and the cherry picking of our top estate fruit. It is the whole reason why Stephan left Bordeaux…to make a "crazy", high-end Paso blend. Depth, balance, texture, complexity, finish, everything is there. It is a beautiful representation of our terroir.

Wine Advocate
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A blend of 45% Syrah, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Petit Verdot, the 2020 Estate Cuvée is another outstanding wine from L'Aventure in the challenging 2020 vintage, offering singular concentration and elegance. Deep ruby-purple, it has a pure core of cassis and slowly unfolding accents of licorice, cured meats, tobacco leaves, cedar and truffle. Full-bodied, juicy and alluring, it floods the mouth with layers of blue fruit, floral perfume and spice. It is supported by powdery tannins and boasts a tremendously long, detailed finish.

Erin Brooks, December 30, 2022
Jeb Dunnuck
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The 2020 Estate Cuvee is the flagship and checks in as 45% Syrah, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 15% Petit Verdot. It has a big, black-fruited bouquet with lots of graphite, smoky oak, chocolate, and chalky minerality. This carries to a full-bodied wine revealing the more savory tannins of the vintage, plenty of mid-palate flesh, sweet tannins, and a great finish. It picks up a beautiful sense of salinity with time in the glass and is unquestionably one of the top wines in this vintage.

September 26, 2022
James Suckling
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Really impressive depth here. Violets, blueberries, blackberries, graphite, ink and chalk to the nose. Rich, voluptuous and flavorful with firm, but silky tannins. Concentrated, restrainedly plush and muscular with a lingering finish that goes on and on. 45% syrah, 40% cabernet sauvignon and 15% petit verdot.

September 24, 2022

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