Leviathan Napa Valley Red Wine 2013

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California Napa Valley
Cabernet and Cabernet Blends
Type: Red Table Wine
Vintage: 2013

The 2013 vintage is Leviathan’s 10th anniversary bottling. This concentrated wine is brimming with aromatics of cigar box, brambly fruit, and cacao. The palate gives way to a balanced expression of cherries, violets, and Japanese pickled plums, with savoury tannins and outstanding finesse and complexity. This vintages is comprised 37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Syrah, 24% Merlot, and 7% Cabernet Franc.

 

“Andy Erickson’s Leviathan is gorgeous once again in 2013. Plump, juicy and forward, the 2013 packs a serious punch. Still it is impossible not to notice that this year Leviathan is made in a more aromatic, lifted style than in the past, when the wine has been much more bombastic. Readers looking for a supple, exuberant Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine that requires little cellaring should check out the 2013 Leviathan.”

92 points, Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, Oct 2015