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Dubrul Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 07

1973 Block
Cabernet Sauvignon 07


If you like the wines of Owen Roe, these are the best you can get.
They are Owen Roe at the pinnacle of its form. The Dubrul Cabernet Sauvignon has gained fame over the years as Owen Roe's Flagship wine. This year, it is joined by another awesome Cabernet Sauvignon, the 1973 Block from Red Willow Vineyard.


These wines are from the blockbuster 2007 Washington vintage, rated an amazing 95-s by Wine Spectator.


Here are Avalon's tasting notes from yesterday,
November 5th, 2009:

Avalon Wine

Owen Roe
1973 Block Red Willow Vineyard
Cabernet Sauvignon 07
$71.95/$64.75 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

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Fewer than 200 cases of the 1973 Block were made, and we predict they will sell out in a few weeks at most.


Owen Roe 1973 Block Red Willow Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 07 is the first release of the wine.
It is awesome, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon expressed in the varietal's purest, finest form.
Its mouthwatering bouquet of ripe blackberry, cedar, truffle, saddle leather, cocoa, pencil lead, and sweet tobacco bursts from the glass.


Sumptuous and silky textured, structured layers of blackberry and cassis explode in the mouth. Black licorice, bittersweet cocoa, dried flowers, and a hint of eucalyptus adding depth and weight. A 30+ second finish of red plum and cherry, blackberry jam, and smoke adds to its power and breadth. A gorgeous wine, though a bit tightly wound, decant if drinking now. We suggest cellaring for 2-3 years before drinking, and holding for up to 15. - Jean

Avalon Wine

Owen Roe
Dubrul Vineyard
Cabernet Sauvignon 07
$71.95/$64.75 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Owen Roe Wines


Owen Roe Dubrul Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 07 is Owen Roe's flagship wine.


The 2007 Dubrul exhibits an expressive, rich nose of sweet red and black fruits, clove, licorice, cedar incense, and vanilla. Mouth-coating and velvety, sweet blackberry, black cherry, and plum flavors are elevated by layers of sweet tobacco, dried fruit, pencil lead, caramel, and fresh blackberry. Ripe, integrated tannins are structured for 5+ years of cellaring. - Jean

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