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murasaki proprietary red blend Napa Valley

高貴なる色、紫。その名を冠するのは、複数の葡萄品種がより優雅なハーモニーを奏でる上級キュベの証。自らを紫屋と称した江戸の浮世絵師、歌麿がこだわっていた紫の色使いにも藤色から小豆色まで多彩な表情があったように、微妙に変化する香りや繊細な味わいにこそ、このワインの美徳があります。

95 ポイント ~ The Wine Enthusiast

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「レザーとフルボディの印象を備えた、ペパリーで
スパイシーなワイン。ブルーベリーの豊かな味わいが
パレットに滑らかにひろがり、豊潤さとバランスの
見事なマリアージュを与えています」

「WINE ENTHUSIAST」ヴァージニー・ブーン

2017

Awards

94 - Wine Enthusiast

Color

Dark purple

Bouquet

Clove, cinnamon, black cherry, granite

Palate

Medium bodied, bright acidity with smooth tannins, generous finish

Origin

​Estate Bottled, Napa Valley

Vintner

Kenzo Tsujimoto

Winemaker

Heidi Barrett

Viticulturist

David Abreu

Cépage

Merlot (88%), Malbec (6%), Cabernet Sauvignon (2%), Cabernet Franc (2%), Petit Verdot (2%)

Volume

1.5L, 750ml, 375ml

Alcohol

15.2% 

Barrel Aging

20 months in 50% new French oak, 50% neutral French oak

 

2016

Awards

96 points | James Suckling
94 points & Cellar Selection | Wine Enthusiast
93 points | Wine Spectator

Color

Vibrant purple

Bouquet

Brambleberry pie, vanilla extract, mocha espresso with a hint of cinnamon and minerality

Palate

Dark, succulent fruit framed by round, silky tannins that lead to a long, memorable finish

Origin

​Estate Bottled, Napa Valley

Vintner

Kenzo Tsujimoto

Winemaker

Heidi Barrett

Viticulturist

David Abreu

Cépage

Merlot (57%), Cabernet Sauvignon (31%), Malbec (6%), Cabernet Franc (3%), Petit Verdot (3%)

Volume

1.5L, 750ml, 375ml

Alcohol

15.2% 

Barrel Aging

20 months in 50% new French oak, 50% neutral French oak

 

2015

Awards

95 points | The Wine Enthusiast
93 points | Wine Spectator

Color

​​Dark violet

Bouquet

Forest floor, toasted brioche, blueberry cobbler, Bing cherry, crushed slate, smoked maple bacon, cigar box

Palate

Dark, succulent fruit, round, silky tannins, long, memorable finish

Origin

​Estate Bottled, Napa Valley

Vintner

Kenzo Tsujimoto

Winemaker

Heidi Barrett

Viticulturist

David Abreu

Cépage

Merlot (73.5%), Cabernet Sauvignon (17.5%), Cabernet Franc (3%), Malbec (3%), Petit Verdot (3%)

Volume

1.5L, 750ml, 375ml

Alcohol

15.2% 

Barrel Aging

20 months in 50% new French oak, 50% neutral French oak

 

2014

Color

​​Dark violet

Bouquet

Forest floor, brioche, blueberry cobbler, minerality, crushed slate, smoked maple backon, cigar box

Palate

Dark, juicy fruit supported by round, velvety tannins followed by a long, memorable finish

Origin

​Estate Bottled, Napa Valley

Vintner

Kenzo Tsujimoto

Winemaker

Heidi Barrett

Viticulturist

David Abreu

Cépage

Merlot (83%), Cabernet Sauvignon (11%), Malbec (3%), Cabernet Franc (1.5%), Petit Verdot (1.5%)

Volume

1.5L, 750ml, 375ml

Alcohol

15.2% 

Barrel Aging

20 months in 50% new French oak, 50% neutral French oak

2013

Awards

94 points | James Suckling

Color

Auburn red

Bouquet

Minerality, black cherry, blackberry, crushed limestone

Palate

Fresh acidity, velvety tannins, confectioner’s sugar

Origin

​Estate Bottled, Napa Valley

Vintner

Kenzo Tsujimoto

Winemaker

Heidi Barrett

Viticulturist

David Abreu

Cépage

Merlot (79%), Malbec (17%), Cabernet Sauvignon (2%), Cabernet Franc (2%)

Volume

1.5L, 750ml, 375ml

Alcohol

15.2% 

Barrel Aging

20 months in 60% new French oak, 40% neutral French oak

2012

COLOR

Dark auburn red

BOUQUET

Toasted spice, plum, blackberry, dried herbs, black licorice, hints of white pepper

PALATE

Ripe blackberry and boysenberry, lush mid-palate tannins balanced by medium acidity, with notes of dark plum and cherry

ORIGIN

​Estate Bottled, Napa Valley

VINTNER

Kenzo Tsujimoto

WINEMAKER

Heidi Barrett

VITICULTURALIST

David Abreu

CEPAGE

Merlot (75.6%), Cabernet Sauvignon (18.9%), Cabernet Franc (2.4%), Petit Verdot (3.1%)

VOLUME

1.5L, 750ml, 375ml

ALCOHOL

15.2% 

BARREL AGING

20 months in 60% new French oak, 40% neutral French oak

2011

ORIGIN

Napa Valley

VINTNER

Kenzo Tsujimoto

WINEMAKER

Heidi Barrett

VITICULTURIST

David Abreu

CEPAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon (86%), Merlot (7%), Cabernet Franc (3.5%), Petit Verdot (3.5%)

VOLUME

750ml

ALCOHOL

14.2% 

BARREL AGING

20 months in 50% new, 50% neutral French oak

2010

ORIGIN

Napa Valley

VINTNER

Kenzo Tsujimoto

WINEMAKER

Heidi Barrett

VITICULTURIST

David Abreu

CEPAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon (66%), Merlot (25%), Cabernet Franc (3%), Petit Verdot (6%)

VOLUME

750ml

ALCOHOL

14.2% 

BARREL AGING

20 months in 50% new, 50% neutral French oak

2009

ORIGIN

Napa Valley

VINTNER

Kenzo Tsujimoto

WINEMAKER

Heidi Barrett

VITICULTURIST

David Abreu

CEPAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon (53.3%), Merlot (33.3%), Cabernet Franc (3.3%), Petit Verdot (6.7%), Malbec (3.3%)

ALCOHOL

14.2% 

BARREL AGING

20 months in 50% new, 50% neutral French oak 

 

2008

ORIGIN

Napa Valley

VINTNER

Kenzo Tsujimoto

WINEMAKER

Heidi Barrett

VITICULTURIST

David Abreu

CEPAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon (53.9%), Merlot (30.8%), Cabernet Franc (5.1%), Petit Verdot (5.1%), Malbec (5.1%)

VOLUME

750ml

ALCOHOL

14.2% 

BARREL AGING

20 months in 50% new, 50% neutral French oak

2007

ORIGIN

Napa Valley

VINTNER

Kenzo Tsujimoto

WINEMAKER

Heidi Barrett

VITICULTURIST

David Abreu

CEPAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon (54.8%), Merlot (28%), Cabernet Franc (6.5%), Petit Verdot (10.8%)

VOLUME

750ml

ALCOHOL

14.2% 

BARREL AGING

20 months in 50% new French oak, 50% neutral French oak

 

2006

ORIGIN

​Estate Bottled, Napa Valley

VINTNER

Kenzo Tsujimoto

WINEMAKER

Heidi Barrett

VITICULTURIST

David Abreu

CEPAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon (61.5%), Merlot (23.1%), Petit Verdot (10.3%), Cabernet Franc (5.1%)

ALCOHOL

14.8% 

BARREL AGING

20 months in 50% new French oak, 50% neutral French oak

 

2005

ORIGIN

​Estate Bottled, Napa Valley

VINTNER

Kenzo Tsujimoto

WINEMAKER

Heidi Barrett

VITICULTURIST

David Abreu

CEPAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon (52.7%), Merlot (32.3%), Petit Verdot (10%), Cabernet Franc (5%)

ALCOHOL

14.8% 

BARREL AGING

20 months in 50% new French oak, 50% neutral French oak