Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2015

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at morrellwine.com • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 85 CALIFORNIA T here may be a short list of higher scoring wines out there, but not one with such unanimous praise from every major critic. Having tasted the 2012 Dominus ourselves, we can assure you that this is one of the most alluring young examples of this wine that we've ever encountered; so enjoyable now, yet just hinting at what it will mature into over time. Christian Moueix and winemaker Tod Mostero have been showing the rest of the Valley how it's done. Now, with each passing year, Dominus is playing from strength to strength. The late harvest in 2012 was a perfect contrast to Moueix's focus on restraint, balance and terroir, producing a caressing wine of tremendous depth. With the 2012, we really do find ourselves with a wine that is "Flirting with Perfection". ✦ dominus estate napa valley 2012 RP 99 » $250 "Flirting with perfection...The complex, intense aromatics are followed by a deep, opulent, multidimensional, full-bodied wine with not a hard edge to be found. Everything is seamlessly crafted in this beauty and the vintage's abundant richness is well-displayed." (1704168) Also Available: dominus estate napanook napa valley 2012 JS 95 » $69 "This is shows wonderful aromas of tar, asphalt, wet earth and pure cherries. Full-bodied, yet soft and velvety with a fine dusty texture to the finish. Fresh and austere. Dignified." (1703112) "Flirting with Perfection" Robert Parker, 99 points "Simply breathtaking." Antonio Galloni, 97+ points "Fabulous purity and clarity of fruit." James Suckling, 98 points What more is there to say? Could the 2012 Dominus be the wine of the vintage in Napa valley? The Wine oF The vinTage? QuiTe possibly

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