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Dominus 2011

Christian Moueix chose the name ‘Dominus’ (‘lord of the estate’ in Latin) to underscore his longstanding commitment to the land. Rooted in values of quality, stewardship, tradition and innovation, the Dominus Estate team shares a vision of producing distinctive wines that are expressive of this singular terroir.

The vineyard is entirely dry-farmed, allowing the vines to draw deeply on the land’s unique geology. The viticulture and winemaking are undertaken meticulously, with the objective of producing wines that are pure, balanced and complex. Minimal intervention and restraint throughout the process of grape berry selection, fermentation and aging preserve the character of the fruit. The resulting wines, with a tremendous potential for aging, convey the very personality of this historic vineyard.

Known for its complexity and balance, Dominus demonstrates the potential of a wine produced on exceptional terroir. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, Dominus is an elegant, well structured, seamless and perfectly integrated wine that improves with age.

 

Wine File
Producer:
Dominus Estate
Country:
North America
Region:
California
Sub Region:
North Coast - USA
Style:
Red Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Cabernet Franc , Cabernet Sauvignon , Petit Verdot
Bottle Size:
75cl
Alcohol:
14.5%
Closure:
Natural Cork
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
10.9
£130.00
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