Red

2009 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Rutherford
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Community Tasting Notes 31

  • buckeye76 Likes this wine: (96 points)

    January 4, 2017 - Aroma just shot out of the bottle when opened, decanted for 90 minutes, wonderful bouquet, great with steak, and a very long finish. Lots going on here, blueberries, currents, blackberries, and hints of chocolate, licorice, and mint. Very impressive, and should improve with age.

  • Burgundy Al wrote:

    December 17, 2016 - Another Saturday at Chevalier...Mostly Blind (Chevalier Fine Wines - Chicago IL): Tasted double blind alongside Schrader 2012 LPV. Impossible to mistake as anything other than California Cabernet, and while some people adore this style of wine, I found it too fleshy and flashy without the gravitas and fundamental concentration of the Schrader in the next glass.

  • brianngibson wrote: (96 points)

    August 21, 2016 - No decant, but consumed over 4 hours. Dark fruit, cassis, plum ... Tobacco, licorice, and a bit of chocolate on the finish. Long soothing finish on the palate. First class.

  • texag96 Likes this wine: (94 points)

    July 24, 2016 - Needs at least another 5 years. Drank after an hour of decanting and wasn't even starting to open up. Great now and will be even better after resting.

  • Bcw1989 wrote:

    July 15, 2016 - Another fabulous wine. Deep ruby look with a breathtaking nose full of a bouquet of red fruits. Finish was amazing! This wine is worth every penny! Totally legit!

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  • By Richard Hemming
    2/21/2013 (link)

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: An Epic Vintage (Dec 2012) (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)

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RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    4/6/2013 (link) 96 points

    (Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon) Saturated very dark ruby color; appealing, ripe blackberry, blueberry, ripe plum, tar, mocha nose; deep black fruit, tart black currant, tart blackberry, wild berry, nutmeg, caramel palate with blueberry notes, good balance and sweet, firm tannins; needs 4-plus years; long finish (15.3% alcohol)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Scarecrow
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Rutherford

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 27 (1%)
  • In Cellars 2,101 (76%)
  • Consumed 629 (23%)

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