2019 Morlet Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Coeur De Vallée

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Type of Wine Red
Country USA
Region Californie
Appellation Napa Valley
Winery Morlet Family Vineyards
Vintage 2019
Grape Cabernet Sauvignon
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2024 - 2055
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The Coeur de Vallée comes from the heart of the Napa Valley, more precisely from the Oakville appellation. The Morlet winery makes several wines that are terroir-inspired with minimal intervention. The Coeur de Vallée is made from 94% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Cabernet Franc. The wines of Morlet have already achieved several high points in the past. 98 Jeb Dunnuck / 98 Lisa Perrotti-Brown / 98 Colin Hay

The 'Cœur de Vallée' vineyard is located in the world-famous Oakville appellation, in the heart of the Napa Valley. The To Kalon Creek meanders through the spectacular estate, which is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The beautiful view of Mount Saint John recalls the alluvial fan that provided the well-drained soil, consisting of 40 to 60% gravel. It is the confluence of the amazing pedigree of surrounding properties and the alluvial material sourced from the Mayacamas Range that makes this vineyard so special. Handcrafted using classic winemaking techniques, this wine is named after the vineyard's namesake. It's 'Heart of the Valley' or 'Cœur de Vallée'. The exceptional 'Cœur de Vallée' Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 is rich, creamy and full of finesse. The wine exhibits a striking softness of the tannins and an intense and remarkably complex bouquet of potpourri composed of red berries, cherry and rose petals mixed with earthy notes such as This is a great, complex wine! “ Hats off to winemaker Luc Morlet, who undoubtedly brings a magical touch to both Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc .” Jeff Dunnuck,

The 2019 'Cœur de Vallée' is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (94%) Cabernet Franc (6%) coming from Oakville, Napa Valley. The wine matures for 16 months in French oak barrels and is bottled unfiltered and then bottle aged. This Morlet is distributed through the Place Du Bordeaux. Only around 1,500 bottles of these wines are ever made.

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About Oakville-Napa Valley

Located in the heart of the region, Oakville represents some of Napa Valley's greatest, most powerful wines. It is this part of Napa Valley that has established itself as a leading producer of cabernet sauvignon, resulting in internationally recognized, award-winning wines. With equally powerful regions surrounding Oakville, including Rutherford, Yountville, and St. Helena, Oakville's AVA has managed to produce world-class wines from its unique soil and perfect heat. With a distinct combination of clay, loam and sandy soils, the Oakville region has managed to produce highly complex and structured Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel and Chardonnay. It is these Bordeaux varieties that have put several wineries in the international spotlight. One of these wineries is the Screaming Eagle Winery, which has produced consistent expressions of Cabernet Sauvignon and was able to auction off one of their vintages for $500,000. This price tag has made it one of the most expensive wines in the world. In addition to the Screaming Eagle Winery, Oakville has several other wineries throughout the region such as Harlan, Bond, Promontory, and Morlet.

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Type of Wine Red
Country USA
Region Californie
Appellation Napa Valley
Winery Morlet Family Vineyards
Grape Cabernet Sauvignon
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2019
Drinking as of 2024
Drinking till 2055
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 97
James Suckling rating 94
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe

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