1997 Atlas Peak Vineyards Sangiovese
Atlas Peak, Napa Valley, CA
WB Rating: 85

Alcohol by volume: 13.6%
Price at time of purchase: $25.00 (Library wine)
Type: Sangiovese
Principal varietal(s): 94% Sangiovese, 4% Merlot, 2% Cabernet

Tough-textured wine featuring some smoky strawberry/raspberry fruit and tar in both the nose and flavors. A serious, tannic wine, but one whose austere profile just doesn't give us much pleasure. Maybe in a few years? - WB Team 2002-05-11


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