Grapelive Latest: September 15

Grapelive Wine of the Week

By Kerry Winslow

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mica07.jpg2007 Mica Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley (by Buccella)
This very serious and seductive Cabernet is from the team at Buccella, and is crafted by Celia Welch, who also does Scarecrow and many other top wines. The 2007 Mica is lush, thickly textured and smoothly tannined with layers of dark fruits and smoky sweet oak shadings. The plush palate has blackberry, currant, plum, cherry, cassis, graphite, tobacco leaf, cedar and vanilla all in waves of flavors. Celia is really putting out some amazing Cabernets and this is one to look for as the price is right for the quality and it is still under the radar!
($65 Est.) 94-95 Points, grapelive

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