1997 Viader Vineyards Proprietary Red Wine
Proprietary Blend - 750ML
  • WS 97
  • WA 92
  • IWC 90

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WS 97
Wine Spectator, October 2000
Beautifully proportioned rich and complex with ripe concentrated plum currant black cherry mocha toasty oak and spice nuances. Turns smooth and silky on a long elegant finish...
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2000
The terrific 1997 Proprietary Red is the finest Viader I have tasted. It is a wine of exceptional finesse and elegance yet undeniable richness and intensity...tastes like a top Graves from Bordeaux. Subtle spicy oak... The terrific 1997 Proprietary Red is the finest Viader I have tasted. It is a wine of exceptional finesse and elegance yet undeniable richness and intensity...tastes like a top Graves from Bordeaux. Subtle spicy oak emerges from this dark ruby/purple-colored wine along with scents of black currants minerals and lead pencil. In the mouth earthy terroir characteristics combine with sweet black fruits in this medium-bodied rich wine. There is a juicy mid-palate as well as considerable grace and harmony in the finish. The tannin is largely obscured by the wine's outstanding concentration...
IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2000
Full ruby-red. Deep aromas of black raspberry plum black cherry redcurrant tobacco licorice and sweet butter; an initially dusty element dissipated with aeration. Plummy and lush; at once fat and stylish with suave oak... Full ruby-red. Deep aromas of black raspberry plum black cherry redcurrant tobacco licorice and sweet butter; an initially dusty element dissipated with aeration. Plummy and lush; at once fat and stylish with suave oak tones and a big chocolatey middle. Finishes with substantial slightly dusty tannins. 90 points
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Vintage 1997