2003 Bond Vecina Melbury St Eden Pluribus Cabernet - OWC 12  x 750ml

2003 Bond Vecina Melbury St Eden Pluribus Cabernet - OWC 12 x 750ml

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2003 Bond Vecina/Melbury/St. Eden/Pluribus Cabernet - OWC 12 pak
The 2003 St. Eden offers full-bodied sweet cigar tobacco spice licorice and meaty characteristics good richness and fatness and huge concentration and intensity. Performing even better from bottle than it did from barrel it is a strong candidate for the top wine of the vintage. Already accessible this beauty should age effortlessly for 15-20 years. The classic structured 2003 Melbury offers beautiful blueberry blackberry and cassis notes interwoven with notions of spring flowers and espresso. This pure full-bodied opulent silky 2003 should age for 10-15 years. Bond's new baby Pluribus is primarily all Cabernet Sauvignon from a vineyard planted high on Spring Mountain at a 900 foot elevation . As one might expect the 2003 Pluribus exhibits an inky/blue/purple color in addition to a beautiful bouquet of blueberries violets and crushed rocks. Pure rich and streamlined with blue and black fruit flavors that linger on the palate this distinctive red should drink well for 15 or more years. More difficult to evaluate than its siblings the 2003 Vecina which comes from a site near Harlan Estate is a firm tannic backward wine displaying a gravelly scorched earth hot rock black currant licorice and herb-scented bouquet. In the mouth it is tight rich and ruggedly constructed with medium to full body as well as a boatload of tannin. RP

Product Details

Varietal Proprietary Blend
Vintage 2003
Rating 95-92
Bottle Size 12 x 750ml
Bottle Quantity 12
Country USA
Region California
Location North Coast
Producer Bond (Harlan)
Color Red
Wine Type

Robert Parker

Rating 95 - 2003 Bond Vecina/Melbury/St. Eden/Pluribus Cabernet - OWC 12 pak The 2003 St. Eden offers full-bodied sweet cigar tobacco spice licorice and meaty characteristics good richness and fatness and huge concentration and intensity. Performing even better from bottle than it did from barrel it is a strong candidate for the top wine of the vintage. Already accessible this beauty should age effortlessly for 15-20 years. The classic structured 2003 Melbury offers beautiful blueberry blackberry and cassis notes interwoven with notions of spring flowers and espresso. This pure full-bodied opulent silky 2003 should age for 10-15 years. Bond's new baby Pluribus is primarily all Cabernet Sauvignon from a vineyard planted high on Spring Mountain at a 900 foot elevation . As one might expect the 2003 Pluribus exhibits an inky/blue/purple color in addition to a beautiful bouquet of blueberries violets and crushed rocks. Pure rich and streamlined with blue and black fruit flavors that linger on the palate this distinctive red should drink well for 15 or more years. More difficult to evaluate than its siblings the 2003 Vecina which comes from a site near Harlan Estate is a firm tannic backward wine displaying a gravelly scorched earth hot rock black currant licorice and herb-scented bouquet. In the mouth it is tight rich and ruggedly constructed with medium to full body as well as a boatload of tannin. RP

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Winery Details

Varietal Proprietary Blend
Vintage 2003
Rating 95-92
Bottle Size 12 x 750ml
Bottle Quantity 12
Country USA
Region California
Location North Coast
Producer Bond (Harlan)
Color Red
Wine Type

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