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Columbia Crest Reserve Walter Clore Private Reserve 750ml 2003
Sku: 2690
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:     (2)
Product Information
Country: United States
Region: Washington
Sub-Region: Columbia Valley
Grape Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Type: Still wine
Reg. $49.99
On Sale $39.97
Buy Columbia Crest Reserve Walter Clore Private Reserve
Wine Advocate 93 points - The 2003 Walter Clore Private Reserve is even better. It is composed of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, and 7% Cabernet Franc aged for 28 months in new French oak. A classy nose of smoky oak, vanilla, lead pencil, plum, black currant, and blackberry leads to a rich, still youthful wine with loads of extract, thick fruit, superb integration of oak, tannin, and acidity, and a very long finish. This wine demands 6-8 years of cellaring and should drink well through 2025.  (Aug 2007)

Wine Spectator 90 points - Ripe and spicy, with an earthy edge to the blackberry and cherry flavors, finishing with distinction. The crisp tannins could use some time to soften. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2008 through 2011. 6,000 cases made. –HS (Feb 28 2007)

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At Columbia Crest we pride ourselves on delivering handcrafted, superior-quality small-lot wines, as well as affordable everyday Washington wines. Our first release in 1984 started a tradition that has established us as one of America’s most popular and fast-growing wineries.


     
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