Bond Vecina 2005

$299.95

SKU 564

750ml

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Vecina is always rich, powerful and intense. Vecina's other hallmarks are opulent blackberry fruit, with wild forest floor and mineral associated overtones.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Appellation Oakville
Brand Bond
  • we97

Wine EnthusiastVery refined, with lovely perfume. Heady, showing currants, cassis, cedar, chocolate-covered cherries and sweet herbs. Decadent, classy, elegant, with a great tannin structure. Just oozes class.

Steve Heimoff, May 1, 2009
  • wa96

Wine AdvocateThe 2005 Vecina is also strutting its stuff. I can't say it showed better than it did last year, but this wine comes close to perfection for my palate. Made in a Graves-like style, it exhibits scents of roasted herbs, espresso, scorched rocks, and liquid minerals seamlessly integrated into a full-bodied, dense wine offering a cascade of black cherries and black currants. Built for the long haul, this powerful 2005 is soft enough to be drunk early, but it will not hit its stride for at least a decade, and should age for three decades thereafter.

Robert Parker, December 2008
  • ws94

Wine SpectatorIntense and racy wild berry and blackberry fruit is flashy, tight, pure, focused and beautifully defined, picking up a nice dusty berry edge, with hints of black licorice, and offering wonderful depth, richness and persistence. To be released spring 2009. Best from 2010 through 2018. 700 cases made.

James Laube, October 31, 2008