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2006 Girard Winery Artistry Napa Valley

Girard Winery

Winery brand: Girard Winery

Wine Details

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Red Wine, Vintage 2006

Appellation/Region

Napa Valley - California, United States

VinTank Wine ID

840-0075-002613-01-2006-0-0013 (permalink, short)

Composition

Unspecified

Treatments

Unspecified

Readings

Alcohol: 15%

Organic/Biodynamic/Sustainability

Unspecified

SKUs/Formats

Bottle 750mL (750mL)
Closure: Cork
VinTank Product ID: 840-0075-002613-01-2006-0-0013-03-4 Suggested Retail Price: US $45.00

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Wine Notes

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Description

92 Points - Wine Spectator 92 Points - Wine Enthusiast 90 Points - WineReviewOnline.ComOur 2006 Artistry is a proprietary blend of 5 Bordeaux-varietal grapes. The varietals and percentages will change from year to year, with a goal of keeping the wine consistent in quality and style. The 2006 vintage is a dark, ruby red wine with aromas of kirsch, dark plum, raspberry, sugar cookies and nutmeg. There are also hints of herbal tea, saddle leather, and toasted walnuts. On the palate, this firmly-textured wine offers a full-mouth feel with flavors of chocolate/cherry truffles, blackberry tart and currants. The firm tannins ... more

Vintage Notes

59% Cabernet Sauvignon
13% Cabernet Franc
13% Petite Verdot
8% Malbec
7% Merlot

Winemaker Notes

Our grapes were hand sorted and gently crushed. We used native yeast for fermentation and the wine underwent malolactic fermentation in the barrel. After primary fermentation the
wine went through an extended maceration period to soften the tannins in the wine. The
wine was aged 22 months in French oak and then bottled unfined and unfiltered.

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