Red

2005 Fairchild Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Sigaro

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • St. Helena
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • bigredPA wrote: (94 points)

    October 13, 2016 - Favorite cab of the night that included a stellar lineup. Awesome profile & complexity. Notes of blackcurrant, spice, herbs, earthy components, and a touch of eucalyptus. Terrifically balanced, a wine that just entices the palate.

  • Rick 4 Wine Likes this wine: (97 points)

    December 11, 2015 - Wow, we triple decanted and drank over three hours. This wine is absolutely humming. The nose is deep with dark fruits some moist earth and hues of tobacco. Oddly, I also picked up some floral notes. On the tongue the wine is just amazing. Silken tannins, rich fruit and more of that sweet tobacco...this is called Sigaro for a reason. Beautiful wine that will age for a couple more decades but my bottles won't last that long.

  • Uglypinga Likes this wine:

    September 25, 2015 - Deep nose of beef, baking spices and herbs. Really nice mint note. The palate is medium weight with good acidity. There are tart cherries and slightly underripe blueberries to be enjoyedm. Great wine. Medium to light tannins at this point.

  • newkid17 Likes this wine: (96 points)

    May 8, 2015 - This is amazing. Smooth, silky, and a ridiculously long finishing. Blue fruits like blueberries and some cream. Subtle mocha flavors. I need go find another bottle. I cannot imagine how this could get better.

  • Uglypinga Likes this wine:

    May 15, 2014 - Man I like the nose on the Sigaros. Ripe red and dark berries, cinnamon and tobacco up front. The palate is creamy, soft and delicious with more ripe berries and some savory elements. Just a hint of BBQ. Liked it better before food.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • 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 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 66 (48%)
  • Consumed 71 (52%)

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