Advertisement

Who Likes This Wine(8)

  1. JackLynch

    JackLynch

    154 Tasting Notes

  2. Beerzebub

    Beerzebub

    619 Tasting Notes

  3. pa81

    pa81

    130 Tasting Notes

More

Food Pairing Tags

Add My Food Pairing Tags

Community Tasting Notes (38) Median Score: 89 points

  • Well matured cab sav. Lots of dark fruit and some animail notes, leather, tobacco and vanilla even some chocolate. Relatively long aftertaste. I think this wine might have passed its peak, but it is certainly still a good glass of wine. Very pleasant and good QPR

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • Decanted and began to drink within half an hour. Smells pretty delicious - tart red cherries and raspberries, concentrated but not overripe, with black pepper, black tea, meat broth, and fleeting notes of pine resin and hoisin. Tastes similar, with fresh red fruit being the dominant flavor, along with blackberry, peppery radishy spice, and a bit of savory meat broth. Tea, pine, and mineral earth develop in a medium length finish. Excellent acidity keeps it fresh and quite drinkable. Tannins are medium strength, grippy but fairly smooth. A good general sense of purity. Quite tasty and a good value at $27.

    However, with about 1.5-2 hours in the decanter, it's losing freshness - still tasty, developing nicely in some ways, but the fresh, vibrant fruit seems fragile. Decanting may have been a bad idea, apart from getting rid of the sediment. Maybe decant and drink fast.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • Nice aged cab. This was better than the last bottle I opened a couple of months ago. Very nice aged cab. Drinking well. Loses a bit of the fruit and structure as it is opened for a longer period of time, but nice on first pour. Lots of sediment and unfiltered variety. Good wine and nice value to try an aged california cab. Picked it up on K&L in Fall 2013.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • Very appealing and open from the beginning - showing its age but not at all tired. Beautiful cabernet that was less about the fruit.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • I didn't write the notes right away, but I remember it being very average at best.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

View all 38 Community Tasting Notes

What Do You Think? Add a Tasting Note

Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your personal use only as private content. To view pro reviews you must either subscribe to a pre-integrated publication or manually enter reviews below. Learn more.

Add a Pro Review Add Your Own Reviews:
 

Report a problem with the information on this page.

$Where to Buy
powered by wine-searcher.com
×