Red

2009 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Rutherford
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Community Tasting Notes 24

  • kgh wrote: (98 points)

    January 13, 2016 - Dark and aromatic, but very closed down initially. Opened up nicely after about an hour decant. Massive core of rich dark fruit, hints of black licorice, pepper, and cocoa. Nicely balance structure and drinkable now, but will give other bottles a few more years.

  • dlcass Likes this wine: (99 points)

    October 17, 2015 - Beautiful wine. Big, complex nose of dark cherry, mocha, licorice. Loads of fruit; continued to evolve through the night.

  • jce733 Likes this wine: (99 points)

    October 11, 2015 - Spectacular! I've had almost every vintage of Scarecrow with the exception of the '10, '11 and '12. This is definitely singing right now! Gorgeous blue and black fruit, mocha notes, baking spice and well balanced tannin. Gave it a 2 hour decant.

  • El Tej wrote: (98 points)

    August 8, 2015 - Gave it a 2 hour decant. Soft tannins, approachable. Terrific core of dark fruits, concentrated and plush, but not overextracted. Long finish, drinking great right now--- will surely evolve in time.

  • jaxpaj wrote: (98 points)

    February 2, 2015 - This lived up to the lofty expectations. Extremely dark, rich, and indulgent.

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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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    New Releases from Napa Valley (Dec 2011) (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 35 (1%)
  • In Cellars 2,053 (77%)
  • Consumed 563 (21%)

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Who Likes This Wine

94% Like It  16 votes