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Ovid 2016 Hexameter Red Napa Valley
Ovid 2016 Hexameter Red Napa Valley

Ovid 2016 Hexameter Red Napa Valley

The unrushed extravagance of the 2016 growing season finds full expression in this Hexameter. Opulent notes of Rainier cherry, violets, fresh blackberry, and plum mingle serenely with aromas of dark chocolate, molasses and pencil shavings. Round and resonant, this wine captures the undeniable deliciousness of this spectacular vintage.

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - 98 Points: "Blended of 55% Cabernet Franc, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Merlot, the medium to deep garnet-purple colored 2016 Hexameter leaps from the glass with bold Black Forest cake, cassis and redcurrant jelly scents with suggestions of candied violets, pencil lead, oolong tea and cumin seed with a touch of cigar box. Medium to full-bodied, the palate reveals loads of red and black fruit layers beautifully laced with exotic spices and floral fragrances, framed by super ripe, super fine-grained tannins and fantastic freshness, finishing long."

Wine Spectator - 94 Points: "This features a strong tobacco leaf note amid a hefty core of steeped currant, blackberry and plum fruit flavors. Shows solid depth, with a long tug of warm loam and espresso cream through the finish, while the fruit keeps pace. A big wine, exhibiting serious buried minerality. Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2022 through 2038."

Type

Red

Varietal

55% Cabernet Franc, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Merlot

Vintage

2016

Bottle size

750mL

Alcohol content

14.7%

Appellation

California – Napa Valley

Wine Advocate

98

Wine Enthusiast

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Wine Spectator

94

Other

n/a

750ml
 
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