2013 Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon Estate

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • St. Helena

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Community Tasting Note

  • MarshallLi Likes this wine: 97 points

    January 19, 2021 - Deep purple,pronounced rose,strawberry,red cherry,green bell pepper,tomato leaf,ripe fruit,vanilla,cloves,wet leaves,forest floor,dry,medium(+) acidity,smooth medium(+) tannin,medium alcohol,medium(+) body,long finish,outstanding wine,suitable for bottle ageing.
    Ok,no lychee this time, sorry for the wrong description on 2014. Can’t stop drinking it, so balanced. And I feel it very close to margaux

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  • cablover123 commented:

    1/19/21, 10:23 AM - Nice note! Did you decant and if so how long? I had some in the 3-5 year timeframe and it was definitely not ready. Based on your review, I am looking forward to my next 13'.

  • MarshallLi commented:

    1/22/21, 8:43 AM - I decanted in bottle around 2 hours, but it’s getting better and better every hour. About 4 hours later, I finished it and it’s still stay strong. Maybe next time I’ll try to keep the wine till second day.

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