2009 Three Coins Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak and vanilla
currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar and cigar box
"Rich and ripe with complex layered aromas of black cherry, currants and condensed plum. The flavor has a rich mid-palate with rich sweet and soft ripe tannins, and a full, round, rich and long finish." - Winery
"With our primary focus on vineyard management and winemaking, we are very pleased to collaborate with The Ranch to handle everything from crush to bottling at Lawer Family Wines."
"Working closely with our winemaker, Larry Levin, the dedication and exacting standards of the staff winemakers at The Ranch enable us to focus on what we know and love most: Growing and selecting the very finest grapes for our award-winning wines, and crafting the fine wines that have become so popular among our family and friends." - Winery
" At 22, he was named winemaker at Dry Creek Vineyards and became the youngest winemaker in the nation. Eighteen years - and thousands of medals and awards later - Larry Levin's winemaking expertise has been enlisted by vineyards throughout California and Washington, and as far away as Australia, New Zealand and Chile."
"When choosing a winemaker, we sought a partner who possessed a rare blend of winemaking passion, bold creativity and exacting standards of excellence."
"Prior to joining Lawer Family Wines, Larry was The Vice President of Winemaking for Icon Estates, formerly Franciscan Estates. Levin joined Icon Estates in 1998 to focus on improving wine quality and major vineyard improvements/replants for Franciscan Oakville Estate and Mount Veeder Winery. While at Icon, Larry worked with the winemaking teams in Washington, Australia, New Zealand and Chile. Larry worked closely with Agustin Huneeus on the development and winemaking for Quintessa. During this period Larry had the opportunity to work with Jacques Boissenot, Philippe Melka and Michel Rolland. Larry later took on the oversight of winemaking for Icon Estates world-wide."
"Larry Levin's winemaking reputation and credentials are your assurance that every bottle of Lawer Family wine is a unique expression of our family's dedication, hard work and experience. His wines have graced the cover of Wine Spectator, and regularly featured in their Top 100 Wines of the Year list. "
"From our vineyards to your table, Larry Levin's renowned talent is your assurance that every bottle of Lawer Family Wine is unique and memorable." - Winery
This wine was also rated 85 Points by the Wine Enthusiast.