Ramey Pedregal Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

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Ramey Pedregal Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
$129.95

SKU 5238

750ml

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Nose: Salty, peat, sherry. Palate: Vanilla, nutty oils, smokiness. Finish: Perfectly balanced peat, oak and vanilla. The ultimate in blended Islay whiskies; Islay Mist is a truly extraordinary Scotch, the perfect balance of oak, grain, malt and peat. As whisky expert Jim Murray says in his 2004 Whisky Bible, Islay Mist 17 Year Old is "arms-behind-the-head, lean-back-and-close-the-eyes-stuff... Brilliant." And with a score of 93 out of 100, the second highest tally for any blended whisky out of the 2000 whiskies tested, it is high praise indeed.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley, Oakville
Brand Ramey
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine SpectatorMarked by a dose of charry, smoky oak, this offers dense flavors of dark berry, currant, black licorice and dried herb. Ends with gutsy tannins and a persistent finish. Needs cellaring. Best from 2015 through 2024. 364 cases made.

James Laube, November 15, 2014