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On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, pure and very complex, with a great core of fruit, superb soil signature, excellent focus and balance and a very long, still fairly tannic and chewy finish.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWine Advocate:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e the Gravelly Meadow exhibits a pronounced earthy, tobacco, cedar, cassis-scented nose, and rich, full-bodied flavors.\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJohn Gilman:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e Delivers a superb bouquet of cassis, dark berries, cigar box, lovely soil tones, incipient notes of chipotles, cigar smoke and a topnote of fresh herbs. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, pure and very complex, with a great core of fruit, superb soil signature, excellent focus and balance and a very long, still fairly tannic and chewy finish.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\nDiamond Creek, California's first \"Cabernet only\" estate vineyard, was established in 1968. Visionary pioneer, Al Brounstein, defied modern convention and planted Bordeaux varietals on secluded Diamond Mountain. The three distinct soil types on theis 20-acre property produce different single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons. Light ash soild of Volcanic Hill is in sharp contrast to the iron-rich Red Rock Terrace and the pebbly Gravelly Meadow. Each year, the estate produces a small amount of long-lived wines that are revered by connoisseurs the world over.\u003cbr\u003e"}

1978 | Diamond Creek Vineyards | Gravelly Meadow Cabernet Sauvignon

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Red Wine: 1978 | Diamond Creek Vineyards | Gravelly Meadow Cabernet Sauvignon

Delivers a superb bouquet of cassis, dark berries, cigar box, lovely soil tones, incipient notes of chipotles, cigar smoke and a topnote of fresh herbs. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, pure and very complex, with a great core of fruit, superb soil signature, excellent focus and balance and a very long, still fairly tannic and chewy finish.

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Producer: Diamond Creek Vineyards

Ratings: WA | 92  JG | 95

Vintage: 1978

Size: 750ml

ABV: 12.5%

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

    Country/Region:  United States, California

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      Detailed Description

      Delivers a superb bouquet of cassis, dark berries, cigar box, lovely soil tones, incipient notes of chipotles, cigar smoke and a topnote of fresh herbs. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, pure and very complex, with a great core of fruit, superb soil signature, excellent focus and balance and a very long, still fairly tannic and chewy finish.

      Reviews:

      • Wine Advocate: the Gravelly Meadow exhibits a pronounced earthy, tobacco, cedar, cassis-scented nose, and rich, full-bodied flavors.
      • John Gilman: Delivers a superb bouquet of cassis, dark berries, cigar box, lovely soil tones, incipient notes of chipotles, cigar smoke and a topnote of fresh herbs. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, pure and very complex, with a great core of fruit, superb soil signature, excellent focus and balance and a very long, still fairly tannic and chewy finish.

      Producer Information

      Diamond Creek, California's first "Cabernet only" estate vineyard, was established in 1968. Visionary pioneer, Al Brounstein, defied modern convention and planted Bordeaux varietals on secluded Diamond Mountain. The three distinct soil types on theis 20-acre property produce different single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons. Light ash soild of Volcanic Hill is in sharp contrast to the iron-rich Red Rock Terrace and the pebbly Gravelly Meadow. Each year, the estate produces a small amount of long-lived wines that are revered by connoisseurs the world over.

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