Wine Dominus Estate, "Dominus", 2014
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Reviews of purchase Dominus Estate, "Dominus", 2014
Wine rich ruby red color.
In the bright, velvety taste wine deep notes of blackberry and dark plum complemented by exquisite mineral undertones.
Bunch of wine, clean and fresh, reveals aromas of raspberries and plums, hints of mocha and tobacco notes.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to red meat such as roast beef or lamb, roast venison, aged cheeses.
Wine "Dominus" is a blend of grapes from three varieties - Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc grown on one of the oldest vineyards located in the heart of Napa Valley. Elegant, bright and expressive taste of the wine reflects the terroir and, at the same time preserves the spirit of the great Bordeaux wines, winemakers due to the attention to detail and dedication to wine making traditions.
Dominus Estate - this economy of the French type, following the principles of winemaking in Bordeaux. Located in the estate known wine region - Napa Valley, California. Particular attention is paid to the care of the vineyards. Harvested by hand, after fermentation and aging in French oak barrels the wine is bottled without filtration. The owner of the estate - the famous French winemaker Christian Mueks - initially worked with renowned local winemakers (Chris Phelps, David Ramey and Daniel Baron), but later he completely changed the team and invited French specialists. Now it works, Jean-Claude Berue - famous oenologist from Bordeaux. His aides - also French: winemakers Boris Champy and Jean-Marie Morez.
Vineyard Napanook, where is located the estate Dominus, is considered the first vineyard planted in Napa Valley in 1866. The former name of the vineyard - Inglenook. Legendary John Daniel bought it in 1946, and it became home to several great wines. Daughter of Daniel invited Christian Mueksa on a partnership basis to create a wine estate Dominus in 1982. After 12 years Mueks bought their shares and became the sole owner of the estate in January 1995. Winery building was designed by Swiss architects Herzog and de Maron. Design of the building is unique and organically fit into the surrounding landscape.
Wine on the estate Dominus do exclusively from grapes growing in a vineyard Napanuk. The vineyard is located in Yontville. Its special value in the extraordinary qualities of Cabernet Sauvignon, which occupies more than half of the total area planted. The rest is Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot.