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2019 The Absurd

Flagge Rotwein
Weinart: Rotwein
Rebsorte: "Best of 2019"-Blend
Flagge USA / Kalifornien
Land: USA / Kalifornien
Region: Napa Valley
Stilistik: kräftig, tanninreich, rassig & vollmundig
Ausbau: Barrique/ Holzfass
Geschmacksrichtung: trocken
Trinktemperatur: 15-18°C
Grimm 99+ /100
Suckling 96 /100
Vinous 98 /100
Dunnuck 100 /100
Parker 100 /100
Allergene: Sulfite,  Abfüllerinformation

1.189,00 €*

Inhalt: 0.75 Liter (1.585,33 €* / 1 Liter)

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Produktnummer: 12985

Michael Grimm



The 2019 The Absurd is Realm's barrel selection of top lots. Deep and fleshy, the 2019 possesses remarkable depth. Bright floral accents perk up a core of red/purplish fruit as the 2019 fleshes out in the glass, showing tons of finesse and poise. As good as the 2019 is, and it is exceptional, I don’t find it hugely better than the other wines in the range. That is not a criticism of this wine, but I think more a reflection of both how much the other Cabernets in the range have grown and the overall strength of the vintage. As always, Absurd is a highly allocated wine, but readers who miss out on it should not fret one bit, as this lineup is full of highlights.

- Antonio Galloni (2021)

James Suckling

Flashy and aromatic with lots of perfume and floral character, from purple violets to lavender with some peaches. Full-bodied with tight, firm and creamy tannins that are polished and layered. Tight at the end. There’s a 1990 vibe to this and it needs time to soften. Try after 2025. (2022)

Jeb Dunnuck

Another perfect wine in the lineup is the 2019 The Absurd, and while I wasn’t able to get the blend or vineyard sources (they like to keep that a secret), it’s a thrilling, magical wine that tops out on my scale. More dense and concentrated than the Dr. Crane, especially on the mid-palate, it has an incredible, full-bodied, powerful style that carries ample darker cassis and blue fruits as well as scorched earth, tobacco, graphite, and violets. With a monster of a mid-palate, incredible tannins, no hard edges, and a level of purity that’s hard to describe, this needs to be forgotten for at least 4-5 years, and it should have 40-50 years of overall longevity. (2021)

Parker – Wine Advocate

This ultimate vintage expression is always a mystery blend of grape varieties and vineyard sources, representing the cream of the crop, aspiring to the extent of proprietor Scott Becker’s and winemaker Benoit Touquette’s imagination, and beyond. Deepest purple-black colored, the 2019 The Absurd captivates the mind straight away, offering a perfume so infused it requires great focus to pick out scents of blackberry preserves, juicy black plums and crème de cassis, needing some swirling to unlock the undercurrent of Indian spices, cracked black pepper, iris and chocolate mint, plus a hint of cast-iron pan. The taut, muscular, full-bodied palate is jam-packed with black fruit preserves and fragrant accents, supported by a rock-solid foundation of ripe, grainy tannins and fantastic freshness, finishing with all the generosity and shimmer that is the signature of the great 2019 vintage in Napa Valley. A breathtaking triumph! Allow it to unwind and expand over the next 5-7 years, then drink it over the following 30 years+.

- Lisa Perrotti-Brown (2021)
Realm Cellars
„Michael, get over here!“.

Diese Nachricht schickte mir Jeff. Eigentlich Negociant in Bordeaux. Aber auch Halbamerikaner und mit großer Neugierde ausgestattet für alles, was mit dem Napa-Valley zu tun hat. Und bestens vernetzt.

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