Red

1997 Burgess Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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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.

  • Quarked wrote:

    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
    enjoyable

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    3/12/2002 (link)

    (Burgess Cellars, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • 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

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 91 (42%)
  • Consumed 124 (58%)

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