Diamond Collection Claret 2016

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA

Diamond Collection Claret
2016

$32.29*

* Suggested retail price

8 case(s) available

Product code
6641
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
SLGA
Status
Available
Country
United States
Regulated designation
Table wine
Region
California
Varietal(s)
Cabernet Sauvignon 75 %
Petit Verdot 21 %
Petite Sirah 4 %
Alcohol percentage
13.8%
Color
Red
Closure type
Cork
Aging vessel type
French Oak
Length of aging
14 months
Total acidity
4.12 g/l
PH
3.66
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

Francis Ford Coppola has a long family history with wine making. He was first exposed to the wine making process while growing up in New York. During this time, his grandfather and uncles would make wine in the basement of their apartment using the grapes that they had shipped in from California. In 1962, Francis met his wife Eleanor on the set of his first feature film. The two later moved to San Francisco and subsequently became the owners of a substantial and beautiful wine estate. Eleanor...

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Notes about product

Since its inception, Claret has been the crown jewel of the Diamond Collection. Crafted as a Bordeaux-style blend, this year's wine reflects a diversity of high elevation vineyards whose soils contribute to the wine's impressive fragrance.

Winemaking notes

Tasting notes

Rich and aromatic, the 2016 Black Label Claret boasts beautiful extraction, velvety tannins, and robust character. Exotic spices and earthy nuances embellish dark, complex fruit flavors that are long-lived on the finish.

*Revues de presse*

 Wine Enthusiast

- 91 points -

Editors' Choice

December 2018

Superripe flavors of black cherry juice and blackberry jam give this full-bodied wine richness and depth. It is concentrated and deep, showing dark chocolate and blueberry flavors, with light spicy, oaky accents of vanilla, cedar and mocha.

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