Red

1999 Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
Drink between 2004 - 2015
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • eschaefer wrote: (93 points)

    November 30, 2013 - took a magnum to dinner at Cafe Napoli in St. Louis, MO. Wow. We were discussing the age-ability of Cali Cabs, and then we opened this.
    Spectacular. Dark, viscous, rich. Perfect tannins and silky mouthfeel. Dried dark fruits, spice, leather and chocolate. long long finish and had the dinner crowd buzzing.

  • gmat5497 Likes this wine: (93 points)

    August 6, 2013 - Outstanding. Very balanced with plenty of fruit.

  • kmforster Likes this wine: (91 points)

    May 26, 2013 - Drinking perfectly right now. This bottle did not quite live up to the promise tasted upon release, but it was still very good juice.

  • Eric Guido Likes this wine: (92 points)

    October 19, 2012 - The nose was dark and inviting with black currant, dusty cocoa, lavender and cherry liquor. On the palate, it was smooth with an acidic spine providing great textural diversity. Dark fruit dominated with a bit of an herbal quality, yet something seemed to be missing on the mid-palate. The finish was long and staying with a hint of resolved tannin lingering along with the flavor of dried berries. All-in-all, this is a beautiful wine.

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  • sfarwig wrote: (96 points)

    September 3, 2012 - Drinking fantastic right now.

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2004, Issue #114 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1999
  • Type Red
  • Producer Chateau St. Jean
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Reserve
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 135 (71%)
  • Consumed 54 (29%)

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