Proprietary Red 2013 (Magnum)Continuum

€ 459,00 (ex Vat)
555,39 (in Vat)
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Continuum
Vintage 2013
Country United States
Region Napa Valley
Volume 1,5
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable -2032
Stock 3

Professionele reviews

BOW (9.5)

Parker (97)

The blend of the 2013 Proprietary Red Continuum is 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Cabernet Franc, 9% Petit Verdot and 4% Merlot. This was aged in about 80% new French oak for 20 months prior to bottling. In his technical notes he said that 30% of production was declassified. A flawless, potential masterpiece in the making, the dense ruby/purple color, beautiful notes of blueberry, black cherry, graphite and a touch of earth and background smoke are followed by a full-bodied wine with gorgeous integration of acidity, tannin, wood and alcohol. The tannins are present and substantial, but silky and well-integrated. This is a tour de force from Tim Mondavi and his team ? a masterpiece of power and finesse that, although approachable now, should age gracefully for at least another 25-30 years.

Winespectator / James Suckling (99)

JS: Impressive purity of fruit and definition with blackcurrant, oyster shell, blueberries and slate. Graphite, too. Very complex yet subtle. Full-bodied, very chewy and powerful yet polished and gorgeous. Muscular, well-formed tannins. Electric style.