The 2010 Prince of Hearts Paradise Hills Vineyard is 75% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest mostly Merlot blended with small amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. It offers up scents of unsmoked cigar tobacco, underbrush, forest floor, black currants, cherries, plums and Asian spice. With soft tannins, it is meant to be consumed over the next decade.
"The Goal to produce world-class wines at Blankiet Estate has been accomplished, combining the extraordinary power of the site with unbelievable elegance and definition."
- Robert Parker
Blankiet Estate is nestled high on the western foothills of the Mayacamas Mountains above Yountville. The vineyard, named Paradise Hills, is planted on one of the most acclaimed viticultural areas of the Napa Valley. The estate was created in 1996 by Claude & Katherine Blankiet with the single vision of producing wines in the tradition of the great Bordeaux First Growth.
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