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2007 Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District
- Napa Valley
- Stags Leap District
Community Tasting Notes 127
Berge65 Likes this wine: (91 points)
February 1, 2017 - Shared with the Stoddards.
jzebrack Likes this wine: (90 points)
January 15, 2017 - This is a very good bottle of wine. I would suggest decanting and letting it air out for over an hour.
The issue with the rating is the quality vs. the price.
The other thing that has become a bit of a recurring theme is the quality of the California 2007 cabernets and blends. We started collecting more seriously after the ratings for the 2007 vintage. We made a point of storing them to let them properly age.
In the last year or so, as they approached 10 years, we have started to drink the 2007's. We had extremely high expectations for the vintage. We have consistently not been "wow'ed".1 person found this helpful Comment
VAD wrote: (92 points)
December 12, 2016 - Pop and pour. Very nice with and without good. Which was surprising for a cab. Really nice balance.
davis.chris.m Likes this wine: (92 points)
October 20, 2016 - Extremely smooth and wonderful to drink with and without food. Everything you would hope for from a 2007 free run wine.
tfharris Likes this wine: (93 points)
May 16, 2016 - This was the favorite of the night. Drinking quite well right now.
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By Tamlyn Currin
(Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By Richard Jennings
2/24/2012 (link) 88 points
(Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District) Medium dark ruby color; caramel, ripe cassis nose; caramel, salty caramel, cassis palate; medium-plus finish 88+ points (79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot; 18-20 mos. in 50% new & 50% used French oak; 14.5% alcohol)
- Vintage 2007
- Type Red
- Producer Chimney Rock
- Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation Stags Leap District
- UPC Codes 052782204411, 052782291015, 052782291022
- Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
- In Cellars 1,996 (46%)
- Consumed 2,367 (54%)
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