2012 Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon CCS Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Oakville

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Community Tasting Note

  • Loren Sonkin wrote: 100 points

    June 28, 2015 - 1500 Parker Points of Wines (GHT): Inky purple in color. The nose is great with black raspberries, blueberries, some pencil lead and some charred wood. On the palate, this drinks much deeper than the Bevan. While not as delicious perhaps, it has complexity and depth to it that event his young, is obvious and interesting. Great pure cassis fruit on the palate. Wonderful slippery yet full texture. Long finish. I suspect this shuts down a bit, but right now its amazing.

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  • tp096255 commented:

    11/4/15, 8:02 PM - I always appreciate your reviews and they provide some great direction on optimal opening/decanting. To which Bevan wine were you comparing this wine? I am a full-blown appreciator of Bevan's portfolio and often compare his gems to Fred Schrader's.

  • Loren Sonkin commented:

    11/5/15, 5:11 AM - If you click on the tasting story 1500 Parker Points of Wines, you can see all the wines consumed that night. It was the 12 McGah.

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