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Gorman Cabernet Sauvignon The Bully 2012


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Gorman's 2012 Bully is a beautiful beast, stacked with supple fruit up front transitioning to a delightful chewiness through the finish, accented by sweet mint. Great Cab.

Previous vintage notes:

Wine Enthusiast 95 Points The 2009 Bully includes 10% Petit Verdot. It's seamless and complete, a firm, muscular, dark, smoky/earthy Cab with substantial tannins The deeply powerful black fruits have a vivid presence and a slightly roasted character. This is a big bruiser, but beautifully proportioned.

2009 Wine Spectator - 92 points - Dark and juicy, with a bright edge to the red berry and black cherry flavors, hinting at chocolate and chile pepper as the finish rolls on easily against crisp tannins. Best from 2014 through 2019. - H.S.

2008 Vintage Tasting Notes

2008 Wine Spectator - 93 points - Soft and ripe, with an open feel to the sassafras-accented black- berry and currant fruit. The ripe flavors linger persistently on the gentle finish. Drink now through 2018. - H.S.

2007 Vintage Tasting Notes

2007 Wine Spectator - 92 points - Dense and chewy in texture, bursting with gorgeous flavors of plum, currant, sage and espresso, layering beautifully on a powerful frame and persisting into the long finish. Best from 2013 through 2020. 450 cases made. - H.S.

A big Cab full of cedar and black cherry. The 2007 is made for cellaring or decant for 5 hours or more before drinking.

80% Cabernet Sauvignon - Red Mountain
15% merlot - Red Mountain
5% Petit Verdot

2006 Vintage Tasting Notes

2006 Wine Spectator - 93 points - This is dense and chewy up front, but there's a silkiness and sweetness to the berry and currant fruit that wells up behind it, finishing with depth and silk, with a nice creamy note. Best after 2010. 450 cases made. - H.S.

80% Cabernet Sauvignon, Kiona Vineyards 10% Merlot, Kiona
10% Petit Verdot, Snipes Canyon
100% New French Oak
Alcohol: 14.9%
Cooperage: Saury, Seguin Moreau, Taransaud
PH: 3.88
TA: .60 g/100ml
Produced: 450 Cases

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