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Community Tasting Notes (43) Avg Score: 90.6 points

  • Slightly minty, milk chocolate, sweet tannins. Gentle finish. Very drinkable now.

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  • Drinking very well. Still some fruit left.

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  • Delicious. Lost all the chemical oak thing I dislike in newer younger Chapp's. Just beautiful fruit.

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  • An Evening of Chappellet 1/25/2013
    2003 Chappellet Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Signature - 90 30 mins decant drinking wonderfully still youthful amazing wine
    2004 Chappellet Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Signature - 91 lush 30 mins decanted mouth coating red fruit gentle wine
    2005 Chappellet Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Signature - 93 Home Run WOTN - wow fruit structure and mojo
    2006 Chappellet Vineyard Mountain Cuvee - 88 Solid mellow cuvee more oak than fruit
    2007 Chappellet Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Signature - 92 Outstanding - some citrus? But a long finish...great nose
    2008 Chappellet Vineyard Mountain Cuvee - 90 Delightful probably right in the peak of drinking window
    2008 Chappellet Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Signature 91 - Big wine, red fruit, cider, vanilla....love this wine
    2010 Chappellet Vineyard Mountain Cuvee "Cervantes" 87 - Tannic needs a longer decant or cellar nap still enjoyable

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  • Didn't take good notes. Outstanding. Good nose - light cherry, bit of char. Great structure. Really holding up. This can go a bit longer. Smooth. Ripe red fruit with good tannins holding it together. 30 second finish. Only bottle - wish I had more.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2006, IWC Issue #126, (See more on Vinous...)

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