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2010 Eternity

Production Notes

Grape Source: 17 acre, Mountain Estate, Single Vineyard, Certified Sustainable/Green
Varietal Content: 91.1% Estate Cabernet, 8.9% Estate Petit Verdot
Alcohol Content: 14.6%
Winemaking Team: Frederic Delivert & Jean Hoefliger
Vineyard Management: Tom Clark & Josh Clark; Clark Vineyard Management
GM & Marketing: Laurie Claudon
Photography/Special Projects: Briana Clark Forgie
Production (cases): 125

2010 Eternity

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“…This full-bodied, stunning blend of 91.1% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and 8.9% Estate Petit Verdot will benefit from another 2-3 years of cellaring, and should keep for 25-30 years thereafter.”
93 pts —Robert Parker

A Spectacular, Reserve, Estate Grown, Single Vineyard, Napa Valley Gem.

IN THE VINEYARD & WINERY

The 2010 Eternity Reserve Cabernet reflects collaboration among two incomparable vineyard managers; Tom and Josh Clark and two master winemakers; Frederic Delivert and Jean Hoefliger. Their goal, take the trademark tiny, intensely concentrated Clark-Claudon fruit and craft a reserve, World Class, Bordeaux blend.

Meticulous framing, night harvesting, the best of the best from the Clark-Claudon Vineyard, triple sorting, barrel fermenting, hand punch downs, fine grained new French Oak, tasting, tasting and more tasting; every detail addressed with focused attention. The result is a spectacular, estate grown, single vineyard Reserve Cabernet.

WINEMAKERS NOTES

The 2010 Eternity presents with deep, dark, black cherry and touches of Mazarin, red and lavender. Next, experience an explosion of black currant, juicy black cherry, cedar, touches of thyme and tarragon, clay, granite, bacon fat, tobacco leaves and pronounced depth in the nose. The wine enters the mouth softly while evolving on velvety, well integrated tannins and seamless texture adding dark fruits; plum and boysenberry. It then lingers with chocolate powder, apricot, a touch of black licorice and roasted coffee beans in the finish…Spectacular!

Eternity, originally produced in honor of our daughter Briana’s wedding, is a beautiful expression of place, the season and the passion of its makers.

Robert Parker's Review

Robert M. Parker's Wine Advocate # 209 Oct 2013
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Robert M. Parker's Wine Advocate # 209 Oct 2013

The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Eternity exhibits an opaque purple color as well as abundant notes of licorice, incense, forest floor, and a boatload of black and blue fruits. This full-bodied, stunning blend of 91.1% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and 8.9% Estate Petit Verdot will benefit from another 2-3 years of cellaring, and should keep for 25-30 years thereafter.

© 2014 Clark-Claudon Vineyards
Photos by Briana Marie Photography