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Olivier's Blend Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc

9.510 ratings
9.82 pro ratings
Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Hard Cheese, Blue Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Herbs, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Turkey, Duck
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Jody Scharf

You know when you taste a wine and your first impression is "man this is what I like" that's this bottle. Dark, full, vanilla, leather, berries, cherries.
Enjoy

You know when you taste a wine and your first impression is "man this is what I like" that's this bottle. Dark, full, vanilla, leather, berries, cherries.
Enjoy

2 people found it helpfulMar 24th, 2016
Rafael Landestoy

I loved everything about this wine. Gorgeous bright fruit, good balance, great body and structure. Man this was good.

I loved everything about this wine. Gorgeous bright fruit, good balance, great body and structure. Man this was good.

1 person found it helpfulAug 30th, 2016
Katrina Van Aller

Northern California Sales Manager, Silver Oak/Twomey Cellars

9.9

Yeah, nice!

Yeah, nice!

Sep 16th, 2016
Norma Ray

First of all, I’m just not sure what’s in this blend but if had had to choose between cab and cab franc or cab and Merlot I’d say the former. You know that old adage, “ life is too short for cheap wine”? So true and I can’t remember how much I paid for this but it obviously wasn’t cheap. The bouquet on the nose is masterfully perfect. Same and more on the palate. Delicate notes of dark chocolate cherries, vanilla and plums. Just a touch of acidity - delicious! I suspect this was the absolute best time to open it - nine years in the making 🍷👏🏻

First of all, I’m just not sure what’s in this blend but if had had to choose between cab and cab franc or cab and Merlot I’d say the former. You know that old adage, “ life is too short for cheap wine”? So true and I can’t remember how much I paid for this but it obviously wasn’t cheap. The bouquet on the nose is masterfully perfect. Same and more on the palate. Delicate notes of dark chocolate cherries, vanilla and plums. Just a touch of acidity - delicious! I suspect this was the absolute best time to open it - nine years in the making 🍷👏🏻

Oct 1st, 2021
KA
9.5

Super smooth blend drinking very well

Super smooth blend drinking very well

Dec 18th, 2019
E & K G

Really coming together with a good balance of fruit acidity and tannin structure. Long finish and not overly extracted. Give it nice decant and the wine will really pick up some elegance.

Really coming together with a good balance of fruit acidity and tannin structure. Long finish and not overly extracted. Give it nice decant and the wine will really pick up some elegance.

Jan 17th, 2019
Bob Boyle

Great dark color, Effusive nose of cherry, vanilla and body full, rich with good tannin structure but fruit so pure tannin supplies the appropriate supporting role

Great dark color, Effusive nose of cherry, vanilla and body full, rich with good tannin structure but fruit so pure tannin supplies the appropriate supporting role

Mar 4th, 2017
GFM
9.3

Cassis, black red cherry, black pepper, soft tannins, high toned acidity 14.3%

Cassis, black red cherry, black pepper, soft tannins, high toned acidity 14.3%

Aug 29th, 2015
Don Ho
9.6

Don had this 2 years ago

Don had this 2 years ago

Jul 26th, 2019
Sandra Sandoval

Sandra had this 5 years ago

Sandra had this 5 years ago

Jan 31st, 2017