Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Eloge 2005

$89.99

SKU 491

750ml

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Color : Dark ruby with purple on edge. Aroma: Cigar box and loads of black-stone fruit. Taste: Full-bodied, with cedar, fresh crushed spices, hint of saddle leather. Very complex. Sweet and silky tannins give this a great finish.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Alcohol/vol 15.3%
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Wine AdvocateThe 2005 Eloge is a staggering wine that is utterly profound. Its extraordinary aromas of incense, cedar wood, creme de cassis, kirsch, spice box, and gamey smokiness as well as forest floor make for one of the most complex wines I smelled over the two weeks I spent in Napa. Full-bodied flavors are followed by a wine with sweet tannins, beautifully deep, concentrated layered fruit flavors, and a long, heady finish. This is gorgeous stuff that should evolve nicely for 15 or more years.

Robert Parker, December 2008