Red

2010 Fairchild Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Sigaro

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • St. Helena
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Community Tasting Notes 11

  • newkid17 Likes this wine: (96 points)

    August 5, 2017 - I have not written much in the last 6 months as I have not had anything that seemed worth writing about. In fact I had moved away from wine and was trying different tequilas as it seemed like more of a summer drink. This wine, however, is worth writing about. I have enjoyed a 2005, 2008, and now 2010 sigaro by Fairchild. While this wine is only 7 years old, it reminds me of the old saying "good things come to those who wait." As opposed to all of the 2013s and 2014s that are being opened, this wine is starting to hit on all cylinders. There is no "young" fruit profile. This wine is integrated and has a long finish. While the nose is a little muted, this wine delivers on the palate. Milk chocolate and blueberry with a bit of tobacco. Everything is ripe and so silky smooth. This experience has motivated me to be patient and not touch most of my 2013s. Look, I am a huge fan of Mike Smith and Russel Bevan. While I have loved their wines early, I think a little time pays great dividends.

  • civilmatt Likes this wine: (95 points)

    December 25, 2016 - Outstanding wine, big brash fruit upon open lush nose and body. Really well developed after an hour or so. Perfect Christmas Eve wine with steaks.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Iacs Likes this wine: (94 points)

    October 20, 2016 - Very nice full bodies wine

  • andrewdl Likes this wine: (95 points)

    January 16, 2016 - 24 hour open.

  • rsternth Likes this wine: (94 points)

    August 12, 2015 - awesome wine.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Fairchild Estate
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Sigaro
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation St. Helena

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (1%)
  • In Cellars 368 (83%)
  • Consumed 73 (16%)

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