Prevail West Face 2006
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Prevail West Face 2006
Category: Red Wine
Varietal:Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
Region: California » Sonoma County » Alexander Valley
Producer: Prevail
Alcohol: 14.8%



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Superior Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah grapes are grown on LookOut Mountain to create this premier California-style red blend. Selected blocks are planted in volcanic soil on steep slopes with ideal western sunlight exposure, allowing the tiny berries to ripen evenly, producing a wine with intense concentration of fruit flavors. Slow ripening ensures long "hang time", producing an exotic, sensual wine.

Deep purple in color with a flamboyant bouquet, West Face is a brilliant expression of mountain-grown fruit from specific vineyard sites. West Face will contiune to display consistent characteristics year after year.

Wine Advocate

The 2006 West Face, a blend of 61% Cabernet Sauvignon and 39% Syrah, is an excellent effort from winemaker Philippe Melka and proprietor Don Carano. It possesses plenty of earthiness and pepper along with undertones of sandy, loamy soil, and sweet, herb-tinged black cherry and black currant fruit, in addition to an attractive texture and slightly rugged tannins in the finish. Drink it over the next 7-8 years.

Score: 88+. —Robert Parker, December 2008.

All sizes are 750mL unless otherwise noted.
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