2013 Hall Cabernet Sauvignon Eighteen Seventy-Three Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley

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Community Tasting Note

  • csimm1161 wrote: 91 points

    November 25, 2017 - This score is based on Day 2. The first day it was a hot, alcohol-ridden, acidic mess. Day 2 it finally came around...a bit. Still, the booze was apparent; it never fully quit, on the back end especially. Some depth came about on the final, final sips.

    I'll go with 89-91++ points for now. Wait until 2019+ in hopes the alcohol subsides and allows the fruit to actually come to fruition (see what I did there? Fruit..fruition?...ok I won't quit my day job...).

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  • TXRDW commented:

    11/27/17, 7:25 AM - Your note is spot on. Not sure how this wine made WS Top 100.

  • csimm1161 commented:

    11/27/17, 9:57 AM - Ya I was not impressed at all unfortunately. It was so spirit-forward on the attack and through the finish that I couldn't even get a good read on the core fruit. I felt as though if the Vodka blast was to dissipate, there might be a chance to actually enjoy the wine, but it just couldn't get it together.

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