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Larkmead Dr. Olmo 2013 750ml
SKU: 795

Larkmead Dr. Olmo 2013

  • v96
  • ws90


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Category Red Wine
Origin California, Napa Valley
Brand Larkmead
Alcohol/vol 14.7%
This is a wine of incredible flavor and textural intensity. The wine's tannins are overt and attack your palate upon release; however invigorating this may be in its youth, these sensations portend a long life ahead. The nature of this wine being its inaugural release will have us wanting to uncork and drink it at every turn, but patience will be rewarded.
  • v96

The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (black label) is utterly magnificent. Towering and statuesque, the 2013 deftly balances ripeness, intensity and freshness, with suave tannins (for a big wine) and fabulous overall balance. A host of sweet red plum, pomegranate, spice, white pepper, crushed rocks and rose petal add the final shades of nuance. The 2013 is the proverbial iron fist in a velvet glove. The black label Cabernet Sauvignon emerges from parcels in the center of the estate planted on Cortina gravel.

Wine Spectator
  • ws90

Bold and assertive, generous and supple, with a mix of loamy earth, graphite, cedar, tobacco leaf and underbrush flavors. A powerful yet refined expression best served by short-term cellaring. Best from 2020 through 2030. 1,635 cases made.

James Laube, November 30, 2016

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