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Francis Ford Coppola has a long family history with wine making. He was first exposed to the wine making process while growing up in New York. During this time, his grandfather and uncles would make wine in the basement of their apartment using the grapes that they had shipped in from California. In 1962, Francis met his wife Eleanor on the set of his first feature film. The two later moved to San Francisco and subsequently became the owners of a substantial and beautiful wine estate. Eleanor...
Rich and aromatic, the 2016 Black Label Claret boasts beautiful extraction, velvety tannins, and robust character. Exotic spices and earthy nuances embellish dark, complex fruit flavors that are long-lived on the finish.
Since its inception, Claret has been the crown jewel of the Diamond Collection. Crafted as a Bordeaux-style blend, this year's wine reflects a diversity of high elevation vineyards whose soils contribute to the wine's impressive fragrance.
- 91 Points -
- Editors' Choice -
Superripe flavors of black cherry juice and blackberry jam give this full-bodied wine richness and depth. It is concentrated and deep, showing dark chocolate and blueberry flavors, with light spicy, oaky accents of vanilla, cedar and mocha.See detailed press review
- 91 Points -
March 2018See detailed press review