Who Likes This Wine(2)

  1. MicklethePickle


    1,452 Tasting Notes

  2. Prof B

    Prof B

    741 Tasting Notes

Food Pairing Tags

Add My Food Pairing Tags

Community Tasting Notes (7) Avg Score: 94.3 points

  • Possibly heat damage. Fatigued maderized. Not rated.

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

  • memorial day pool party. from magnum. brick brownish clear color. explosive nose. very mature and integrated, lots of black fruits cedar molasses with medium plus finish. fully mature california cab at its best. glad this held up well for 35 years

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

  • This bottle had a bottom neck fill and the cork was easily removed with an ah so, showing saturation about one third of the way up the cork. Right upon opening, I picked up aromas of spice box, cigar, cedar, old leather, and black fruits. The body was also intriguing, offering up black currants, tobacco leaf, hints of plum, and faint earth and mushroom-like components. The acidity remains prominent and brings the wine together as a whole, making me want to take another sip before the taste has faded. A truly exceptional bottle of wine.

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

  • Cinnamon, Cedar, and Leather on the nose. Initial taste of crushed cherry pits and black pepper. Faint oaky wooden finish with a hint of vanilla. Held out well for hours.

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

  • Stupendous wine. Deep red and surprisingly young looking for a 30+year old bottle. The nose was leathery and cedary along with expected oak/vanilla elements. The tannis were smooth with a great rich mouthfeel. The flavors were dominated by black fruit like dark ripe plum and blackberry with a little tea and coffe on the finish. There was also some chocolate throughout. I've had it for about 27 years and it has aged magnificently. Unfortunately my last bottle. I have found that the Alexander valley bottleing consistently ages better than the Napa.

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

View all 7 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: