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2008 Araujo Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard
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- > Napa Valley
Community Tasting Notes 9
Kemo Sabe wrote: (95 points)
November 7, 2014 - Very good. All in balance and big, strong but not overpowering flavors.
Kemo Sabe Likes this wine: (95 points)
October 2, 2014 - Outstanding. Smooth, refined and in a good place. Drank from 1/2 bottle and it was perfect. 95++
April 24, 2014 - Some Napa CS (Vila Viniteca - Madrid): Toffee punch at first. Espresso also.
Then black fruit. Smokie and mineral on the nose, that's a performance.
Liquorice on the palate. Full volume. Richly mouthfeel. Very lengthy. That's a superior class bottle. Just needs time to show its real beauty but promises.
Al principio, golpe a caramelo de café con leche. También expreso.
Después fruta negra. Ahumada y mineral en nariz, así se comporta.
En boca regaliz. A pleno volumen. Sensación en boca plena. Muy buen recorrido.
Es una botella de clase superior. Sólo necesita tiempo para mostrar su belleza de verdad pero promete.
jeffm_fla Likes this wine: (95 points)
October 13, 2013 - Excellent wine. Hints of tobacco and coffee on the nose. A hint of cedar with blueberry and maybe some cassis. Not a pushy wine, just classic (modern style) Napa. Really liked this wine a lot.
sjdoc wrote: (96 points)
August 16, 2013 - Very nice. Decanted, but also popped and poured. A little overwhelmed with smoke and oak on initial taste, but after just 30 minutes, very balanced with the typical araujo minerality.
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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
- Vintage 2008
- Type Red
- Producer Araujo Estate
- Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Eisele Vineyard
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation Napa Valley
- Pending Delivery 13 (1%)
- In Cellars 1787 (90%)
- Consumed 194 (10%)