The dense purple-colored 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Paradise Hills Vineyard reveals Graves-like characteristics of charcoal embers, roasted herbs, blackberries, currants, and hints of chocolate, cassis, new saddle leather, and earth. Full-bodied, dense, and powerful, it is a serious vin de garde. This chewy, intense Cabernet should be at its finest between 2008 and 2020+.
"The Goal to produce world-class wines at Blankiet Estate has been accomplished, combining the extraordinary power of the site with unbelievable elegance and definition."
- Robert Parker
Blankiet Estate is nestled high on the western foothills of the Mayacamas Mountains above Yountville. The vineyard, named Paradise Hills, is planted on one of the most acclaimed viticultural areas of the Napa Valley. The estate was created in 1996 by Claude & Katherine Blankiet with the single vision of producing wines in the tradition of the great Bordeaux First Growth.
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