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2011 Dalla Valle Maya (750ml)
Producer: Dalla Valle Vineyards dallavallevineyards.com
Appellation: Napa Valley - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon - Cabernet Franc
Maturity: Hold/Drink
Rating: n/a
Est. Price: US$300.00
Alcohol %: 15.2
Related Ratings:
rated (2008 vintage, 750ml bottle) : June 18, 2010 , Stephen Tanzer wineaccess.com/expert/tanzer
92 points "Good deep ruby. Blackberry and licorice on the subdued nose. Rather inexpressive today but already displays a wonderfully lush texture and a deep minerality that reminded me of a Saint-Emilion from the c o tes The building, serious tannins come across as less sweet than those of the 2007 Maya bottling, and this wine will also require time to integrate its oak. (92-94)."
rated (2007 vintage, 750ml bottle) : January 4, 2013 , WA
98 points
rated (2000 vintage, 750ml bottle) : April 27, 2005 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
91 points "The 2000 Maya (a blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Cabernet Franc) is a medium-weight, elegant effort displaying spice box, incense, loamy soil, dried herb, creme de cassis, and smoky oak characteristics. Medium-bodied, lovely, and forward, it will drink well for 8-12 years. Barrel Tasting 94-96 pts Parker: Notes of melted licorice intermixed with creme de cassis, espresso, and roasted herbs jump from the glass of the profound 2000 Maya. It is a wine of elegance, complexity, great balance as well as intensity, and low acidity. It will drink surprisingly well young. It is a brilliant effort for this difficult year. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2020. " Best 2003-2015