See Decanter expert's rating, tasting note and drinking window for Duckhorn, Rutherford, Napa Valley, California 2012.

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Points 90

Product:

Duckhorn, Rutherford, Napa Valley, California 2012

Producer:

Duckhorn, Rutherford, Napa Valley, California 2012

Judges results: SB 93 AH 87 XR 91

The black fruits nose is quite Bordeaux-like: rich but restrained with depth and tension. A bit austere – not a flashy style but has grip and structure. A long finish promising potential.
Price: £77 Amathus, Fine & Rare, Philglas & Swiggot, Ratcliffe & Brown, Woodwinters
Drink: 2017-2035
Alc: 14.5%

Producer:
Duckhorn

Duckhorn was founded by Dan and Margaret Duckhorn in 1976. The winery is situated in Napa Valley, California.

The winery owns seven vineyards located on alluvial soil in Napa Valley as well as on the slopes of Howell Mountain. The winery’s plots produce several single-vineyard Merlots, Cabernet Sauvignons and Sauvignon Blanc wines.