2014 Dalla Valle Maya Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend

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2014 Dalla Valle Maya

Decanter 96
WA 95
  • S$59897

Vintage: 2014 Bordeaux Blend

Region: Napa Valley

Country: USA

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96 points Decanter
Smoldering aromas of vanilla bean, roasted bell peppers and cassis purée. Voluptuous and grippy on the palate, with flavors of chocolate-covered-plums, graphite and dried herbs. Balances a dense, fruit-driven core with deft seriousness. Just beginning to soften, this is a showstopper in the making and should age wonderfully. (ML) (3/2021)

95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Finishing at 14.6% alcohol, this wine (generally a blend of about 60% Cabernet Franc and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon) has incredibly gorgeous aromatics of black and blue fruits, forest floor, violets, and an almost Graves-like, scorched earth, gravelly nuance. The wine hits the palate with a full-bodied richness and terrific harmony among its structural elements such as alcohol, acidity, tannin and wood, with moderately sweet tannins in the finish. It is a good 30- to 35-year wine, as most Mayas have tended to be, and is impressive and surprisingly structured for a 2014. (RP) 95+ (10/2016)

95 points Vinous
The 2014 Maya is powerful, compact and closed in on itself. That's not much of a surprise given the wine was just bottled a few months ago. Dark, powerful and intense, the 2014 offers plenty of energy, but is also holding back much of its potential at this stage. The blend is 75% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Cabernet Franc, which is to say more Cabernet than has been the norm in recent years. There is plenty of intensity to the pomegranate, plum, red cherry and blood orange flavors, but the wine needs time to come into its own. (AG) 95+ (12/2016)

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