Red

2001 Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Vogt Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Howell Mountain
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • pmcdonald Likes this wine: (94 points)

    November 26, 2016 - I don't know what everyone else is drinking, but wow, A+. This wine was probably in the top 3 or 4 wines I've ever had. It was tough to get into the glass though! Opened it, cork fell in. Poured through coffee filter, and I must say, it was still excellent. Dark garnet in the glass. Nose of earth, spice, and currant. Strong legs. Lots of structure in the body. The wine has a weight on the palate that is simply satisfying, and smooth. Flavors of currant, vanilla, and tobacco with emulsifying tannins that flow into a soft lingering medium-long smooth finish. This wine was spectacular. It might have a few years left in the cellar, but the corks might not. Drink this Christmas or with a roast with friends. Drink up!
    10/10 would drink again.

  • Wine_lvr wrote: (90 points)

    February 10, 2014 - Tasted blind: Nose of tar and currant. Everything is a bit one dimensional and short. Overall a good wine, nicely balanced and very enjoyable but just a bit on the light side. Drink now

  • leadpencil wrote: (93 points)

    November 21, 2012 - Medium bodied. Blackberry, brambles, mocha

  • paulst wrote: (88 points)

    July 15, 2012 - Cherry-blackberry fruit; decent balance and texture.

  • vegaswino wrote: (91 points)

    August 23, 2009 - Nice as all the Nickel and Nickel Cabs are. Great Howell Mtn. fruit. Definitely peaking. Would not hold on to much longer than a year.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2001
  • Type Red
  • Producer Nickel & Nickel
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Vogt Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Howell Mountain

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 124 (51%)
  • Consumed 119 (49%)

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