Red

2005 Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon Réserve Spéciale

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Sonoma Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 12

  • Mark1npt Likes this wine: (94 points)

    March 1, 2017 - I absolutely have no clue, but Dick Arrowood's wines, ring my bell. The profile is very traditional cab nose, lots of red and black fruit, tobacco, perhaps some eucalyptus, perfectly integrated tannin and cedar, some menthol and coffee. This is a stupendous effort by Dick. I could drink all of this I could get my hands on but it is in short supply....lengthy finish just goes on for a minute or more.....drink them if you got them or maybe hold for another 5 years.....his wines have a way of going on and on and on.......

  • rjmonti Likes this wine: (91 points)

    February 14, 2016 - I'd rate it higher if it were younger. Tastes young for a 10 year old wine. Could age more and maybe should. Garnet not brick in color. Light dark fruits, hint of leather, and medium tannin. Expected more from this wine at this age.

  • golfwine wrote: (92 points)

    November 26, 2015 - A phenomenal bottle of wine. Still hugely structured at 10yrs old, with the backbone to go at least another 10. Dick Arrowwood made some of the most well respected wines in Sonoma County; this, proof of just that.

  • JCGuthrie wrote: (92 points)

    April 11, 2015 - Enjoyed this bottle. Picked up some interesting notes - eucalyptus or mint, perhaps? Nice, soft tannins.

  • Winecat Likes this wine: (92 points)

    January 1, 2015 - New Years Day in Santa Fe

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2009, IWC Issue #144 (link)

    (Arrowood Vineyards and Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Speciale Sonoma County) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Arrowood
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Réserve Spéciale
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Valley
  • UPC Code 091882480233

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 265 (65%)
  • Consumed 143 (35%)

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