Quintessa Red Wine 2017 - Bouharoun's Fine Wines & Spirits
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Quintessa Red Wine 2017
SKU: 03674

Quintessa Red Wine 2017

  • ws92

750ml
$219.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley, Rutherford
Brand Quintessa
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
The 2017 Quintessa is eloquent in its message. The wine is powerfully structured, with an elegance to its tannins, and new layers of complexity that reveal themselves as the wine opens in the glass and as it ages in bottle. The aroma begins with notes of black cherry and cassis, covered by dark chocolate. Notes of thyme and sage interplay with hints cinnamon, cedar and incense. The wine enters with lively acidity that balances gracefully alongside layers of red and black fruit to create a wine of elegance and finesse. Following with savory characters of tar and tobacco, this wine has structure and drive, and a long lingering finish of fine tannin.
Wine Spectator
  • ws92

Solid, featuring blackberry and black currant notes, carried by a well-integrated brambly structure, ending with a lively licorice snap accent. Reveals a dark earth component at the end, while the fruit powers through easily. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Carmenère. Best from 2021 through 2032. 9,000 cases made.

James Molesworth, July 22, 2020