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WARRIOR ANGEL  Napa Valley Red Wine 2014  

Retail Price: $40

Value Rating: 4.5

Wine Factor: 2
Date Posted: February 13, 2018
Cases Produced: 250

Scores & Value Ratings Explained

DDWA Score: 89

Awesome Value

78% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Malbec, 5% Petit Verdot. By new wine negociant Consecration Wines, whose model is to make tiny lots of quality wines that over-deliver for the price. (Right down DDWA’s alley!) This is a 10 barrel lot, all Oakville. Initial impression is sweet rich oak and chocolate covered cherries. In minutes, more red fruits (red cherry, bright raspberry) pop out, giving the wine lift and verve. Then mocha and cherry liqueur come back. Full bodied, full-flavored, medium tannins, ripe core of fruit that Napa does so well. Boy does this ever over-deliver for forty dollars!

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