Red

2006 Guilliams Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
  • > Spring Mountain District
Drink between 2011 - 2015
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • Diane (LI) wrote:

    December 25, 2013 - Aromas needed aggressive swirling to coax the cherries and spice. Palate was medicinal at first, but smoothed out with air showing dark fruit, hints of vanilla, good acidity, and good length. Very enjoyable.

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  • Rich.Herbs Likes this wine:

    June 9, 2013 - Opened and poured (a mistake: Should have decanted for an hour). At first the nose was like fresh sourdough, but after some vigorous aeration, I got some fruit. Similar in the mouth - the fruit took some coaxing, but I enjoyed the strong attack, the balance, and the long finish. As the wine breathed, it seemed to relax and show off its balance and complexity, but remained vigorous. This wine can work alone, but I enjoy it with food - it is strong enough to pair with many options, but I think of crisp, bold, natural vegetable flavors that would show off the wine's classy edge and complexity. The 2006 is great now and should remain so for 2 or 4 years.

    1 person found this helpful Comments (3)
  • jetfan wrote: (93 points)

    April 21, 2013 - really well integrated spring mountain wine classic

  • Winoluver wrote: (93 points)

    March 31, 2013 - AGM
    This bottle was better than last. Drinking as well as '06 Reserve wt same Velvet silk it is known for. Excellent.

  • WI WineLover Likes this wine: (93 points)

    February 14, 2013 - Awesome Valentine's Day dinner wine!!!

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Guilliams Vineyards
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Spring Mountain District

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 132 (51%)
  • Consumed 127 (49%)

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