1987 Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Red Rock Terrace

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Diamond Mountain

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  • prof b wrote:

    January 31, 2020 - Same bottle as Salil. I agree it started promising before falling apart. I bought this bottle ~10 years ago from a collection in which the wines were typically in great shape. Not so much for this bottle.



  • oldwines commented:

    2/1/20, 7:21 PM - Given the unknown provenance this comment maybe off, but in my experience Diamond Creek Cab’s especially from the 1970’s and 1980’s need a long time in the decanter even when they are older. I have seen 20+ year old bottles that are way better after 5-8 hours in a decanter! While I don’t think this vintage is the best example of DC RRC out there, it does still need the decanting. Cheers!

    “oldwines” aka Dave

  • prof b commented:

    2/2/20, 6:19 AM - Good to know, I did save some of the bottle for the next day and it did not emerge from slumber.

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