whispering dove vineyards
"the alter eagle flies again"

Accolades & Press

2012 Whispering Dove Oakville Reserve (release July, 2014)
2012 Whispering Dove Napa Valley Grande Reserve (release July, 2014)
2012 Whispering Dove Stagecoach Block Reserve Napa Valley (release July 2014)

2001 Whispering Dove Oakville Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
90 points Wine Spectator 
This serves up a complex medley of ripe plum, blackberry and cola notes. Excellent balance, depth and concentration, with a long, intricate finish that shows off a touch of cedary oak. Drink now through 2012. 1,489 cases made. –JL 8/31/2004

93 points ewine.com

Complex layers on the nose of dark berry fruit, cedar and light toasty oak. Rich, ripe fruit that is tightly concentrated. This wine is all about balance. The finish is very long, with the sweet fruit nicely lingering and soft kisses of vanilla complete the picture. 6/17/2004

2002 Whispering Dove Oakville Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

89 points Wine Spectator

Deep, rich and concentrated, with a center of currant, anise and herb with spice, mint and juniper notes. A bit raw and tannic, but not out of line for a young wine. Finishes with a burst of fruit. Drink now through 2011. 1,490 cases made. –JL 6/15 2005

91 points ewine.com
Intensely focused nose of both red and black fruit, with a hint of a Provence like garrigue. Bright, youthful but complex and rich ripe fruit on the palate. The tannins should soften over time. Wonderful long finish that carries through all of the flavors. 5/30/2005


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