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Community Tasting Notes (7) Avg Score: 91.1 points

  • Very cool. Color was dark red/ black. Classic Cali cab with smooth tannin. Cassis and red fruit with some tertiary development. I really love 70s Cali cab.

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  • From a beautiful bottle with into neck fill and a pliable cork, soaked about halfway up, that came out in one piece with a satisfying "pop!" The color was remarkably youthful.

    I wish I could tell you this bottle was otherwordly. I wish I could tell you how magical the bouquet was, how this was a classic example of golden-age Cal Cab with its cassis fruit and mint.

    But I can't. Its strongly leathery on the nose, like when you got a new baseball glove as a kid and put your nose in the pocket and smelled as deep as you could. It has a vaguely herby flavor to it - not really minty, but a cousin, like rosemary or thyme. It smells of old books. There's a vague sense of vanilla. A prickle of alcohol on the finish, and tannins that are surprisingly rough and unresolved. The fruit is dark, dark stuff, the darkest, most overripe currents accented with anise.

    Its pretty good. But its not that great. Oh well.

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  • Perfectly mature, still a bit of jam, well rounded tannins. I was surprised how well this was drinking, given its age.

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  • Decanted for a hour -- needed it. No bricking, very dark ruby color.A bit of a jammy noise, but still interesting. Over time jam receded and reviewed dark fruits. Full and balanced in the mouth. Long smooth finish.

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  • Earthy, smidge of brett, cherry and cedar. Medium body. Starting to trail away a bit. Holding up okay for drinking now, but based on this bottle, the sooner the better.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    3/5/2007, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 94 points

    (Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon York Creek) Group's #2 (my #1) – 82 pts; 5, 2, 3, 1 – sexy, intriguing tobacco and dried plum nose; juicy, tasty, mature plum and cherry Cab fruit with sweet, firm tannins; long finish (faded in the glass after 90 minutes; I gave this one the edge in our tasting based on the nose and long finish, but the Keenan easily bested it after 2 hours in the glass)

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