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2012 FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Director's Cut Cinema

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Director's Cut Cinema 2012

49.95 CAD

$49.95

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Noble Estate
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 508176
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • VintagesRead more
  • Status
  • Status
  • AvailableRead more
  • Country
  • Country
  • United States
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • American Viticultural Areas (AVA)
  • Region
  • Region
  • California
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Sonoma
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 49 %
    Zinfandel 45 %
    Petite Sirah 3 %
    Syrah 3 %
  • Alcohol Level
  • Alcohol Level
  • 14.3%
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • Aging vessel type
  • Aging vessel type
  • 16 months in French and American oak barrels
  • About this winery

    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...

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  • Tasting notes

    Our 2012 Cinema demonstrates exceptional balance and wonderful concentration with a rich fragrance of blackberry pie, cassis, cherries, cigar box, bourbon vanilla and dried flowers followed by lush layers of fruit set upon a velvety palate. Nuances of plums, cocoa and sweet smoky oak are elevated by the long, spicy finish. This dramatic and expressive red can be enjoyed young with several hours of decanting; however, a little cellar time makes it even more rewarding.

  • Viticultural notes

    While the vagaries of each vintage dictate the exact blend, Cinema is always comprised of Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel, with other red varietals rounding out the composition to create a robust wine that delivers lush, full-bodied character, solid tannin structure, and richly fragrant fruit.