1994 Dalla Valle Maya Proprietary Red - 99 pts - OWC 6 x 750ml

1994 Dalla Valle Maya Proprietary Red - 99 pts - OWC 6 x 750ml

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1994 Dalla Valle Maya Proprietary Red - 99 pts!
The Maya Proprietary red wine is usually a blend of 45% Cabernet Franc and 55% Cabernet Sauvignon. The 1994 Maya may or may not turn out to be a perfect wine but it is unquestionably one of the most prodigious compelling young Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc wines I have tasted. The color is a dense opaque purple. Note the wine's sweetness pureness and layers of ripe black fruits dosed with spicy new oak smoke Asian spices and an underlying mineral component. The antithesis of a lightweight red wine this massive full-bodied glycerin-endowed super-concentrated wine has maintained its equilibrium despite its enormousness. The sweetness and silky tannin so characteristic of the 1994 vintage are present but I would opt for aging the 1994 Maya 5-7 years and drinking it over the following 25-30. RP

Product Details

Varietal Proprietary Blend
Vintage 1994
Rating 99 RP
Bottle Size 6 x 750ml
Bottle Quantity 6
Country USA
Region California
Location North Coast
Producer Dalla Valle
Color Red
Wine Type Table

Robert Parker

Rating 99 RP - 1994 Dalla Valle Maya Proprietary Red - 99 pts! The Maya Proprietary red wine is usually a blend of 45% Cabernet Franc and 55% Cabernet Sauvignon. The 1994 Maya may or may not turn out to be a perfect wine but it is unquestionably one of the most prodigious compelling young Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc wines I have tasted. The color is a dense opaque purple. Note the wine's sweetness pureness and layers of ripe black fruits dosed with spicy new oak smoke Asian spices and an underlying mineral component. The antithesis of a lightweight red wine this massive full-bodied glycerin-endowed super-concentrated wine has maintained its equilibrium despite its enormousness. The sweetness and silky tannin so characteristic of the 1994 vintage are present but I would opt for aging the 1994 Maya 5-7 years and drinking it over the following 25-30. RP

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Winery Details

Varietal Proprietary Blend
Vintage 1994
Rating 99 RP
Bottle Size 6 x 750ml
Bottle Quantity 6
Country USA
Region California
Location North Coast
Producer Dalla Valle
Color Red
Wine Type Table

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