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2008 Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Benchland Select
- Napa Valley
Community Tasting Notes 11
dkemery Likes this wine:
September 4, 2016 - Notes of berry delightful smooth finish
TAStark Likes this wine:
January 24, 2016 - Served blind. This was WOTN at our table. Exceptionally made. Very approachable right now after a 4 hour decant. Rich round tannins. Very balanced and drinking incredibly well.
galewskj wrote: (93 points)
January 20, 2016 - Served blind, this was WOTN at the table, and my WOTN. Extremely balanced, we were guessing Mondavi Reserve. I guess it's in the same league. Lingering acidic finish, savory bell pepper. Not flashy, just put together really well.
cubswinws Likes this wine: (88 points)
February 12, 2015 - Nice cabernet with soft tannins and moderate structure. Fruit a bit muted and frankly I expected more from this wine.
DavidDay Likes this wine: (91 points)
January 6, 2014 - As I start to taste the 2008 cabs again, I am struck by how good this vintage is, give them enough time, and they are really coming together. Ripe dark fruit and spices, tannins starting to be in balance.
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- Vintage 2008
- Type Red
- Producer Cakebread Cellars
- Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
- Designation Benchland Select
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation Napa Valley
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 508 (76%)
- Consumed 161 (24%)
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