Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your personal use only as private content. To view pro reviews you must either subscribe to a pre-integrated publication or manually enter reviews. Learn more.Manage Subscriptions
1997 Burgess Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
- > California
- > Napa Valley
Community Tasting Notes 21
Mindmuse wrote: flawed
December 30, 2013 - Coravin-ed two samples, but that was a waste because it turned out to be badly corked. Was going to do side by side with 1995, which was still pretty nice though fading.1 person found this helpful Comment
mdfuller Likes this wine: (90 points)
November 10, 2013 - had w/ dinner party ... lamb and chicken. opened it 4 hours before dinner, cork was soaked so decanted 2x then let sit. drank very well. velvet like with nice balance. it was thinner than i remembered but guests drank all of it (always a good sign)
KeithAkers wrote: (90 points)
January 12, 2013 - David White comes to town (Domaine Wine Storage and Sun-Wah BBQ, Chicago IL): Nose: Nice and balanced nose with tones of cedar, mint, dark red cherries, and cassis tones. There is solid depth on the nose with a polished quality to the tones.
Taste: Very well balanced medium body with smooth tannins and medium acidity. The tones of cedar, tobacco, mint, cassis, and dark red cherries blend well together.
Overall: This was showing very well. A quality mature Cali Cab that is drinking at it's best right now.
December 5, 2012 - Preparing to take this to a party, my wife dropped it and broke it -- 80% of it ended up splattered on the countertop. I did manage to drink up the remaining 20%, which was quite good, but it wasn't how I wanted to enjoy the wine.
mygrogro wrote: (88 points)
September 2, 2012 - drinking well, medium body,
slight oak, tabacco, earthy, light tanins
Pro Reviews 1
By Jancis Robinson, MW
(Burgess Cellars, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Red) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 1997
- Type Red
- Producer Burgess
- Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation Napa Valley
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 95 (44%)
- Consumed 119 (56%)