Quilceda Creek Vertical

Michael's House, St. Louis Park

Tasted December 1, 2006 by 3daywinereview.com with 179 views

Introduction

Could not believe some of the old tasting notes I found prior to my Cellar Tracker recording days so adding them. Great event and a Parker Board member was generous to help source some the older vintages.

Flight 1 (14 notes)

Red
2003 Long Shadows Wineries Merlot Pedestal USA, Washington, Columbia Valley
92 points
Nice fruit with cherry, plum and blueberries. Medium plus finish and pretty concentrated wine. Found this in an old tasting note word document.
Red
2001 Quilceda Creek Red Wine Columbia Valley USA, Washington, Columbia Valley
87 points
A bit hot. Spices, ripe fruit and low on acidity. Not in the same league as the Quilceda Cabs.
Red
1990 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
88 points
Past peak with earth, green pepper and tobacco. Fruit muted compared to many later wines. Still fun to try.
Red
1992 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
86 points
Past peak. Subtle fruit, underbrush and some spices. Short to medium finish with little acidity.
Red
1993 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
90 points
Blue fruit, menthol, cigar box and earth. Balanced wine overall and medium plus finish. Drink now.
Red
1994 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
92 points
Blueberries, chocolate, mushroom and subtle oak. Medium plus and drinking well. Drink within five years.
Red
1995 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
93 points
Red meat, forest floor, minerals and vanilla/oak. Medium plus finish and concentrated wine. Excellent offering.
Red
1997 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
92 points
Bigger wine with spices, dark cherries, chocolate and oak. Tannic and could use some time in the cellar. Medium to long finish.
Red
1998 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
94 points
Outstanding wine with plum, blueberries, smoke, underbrush and subtle funk. Long finish and a long life ahead. Have always enjoyed the 98 vintage from Washington.
Red
1999 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
94 points
Toast, oak, vanilla, dark fruits and coffee beans. Very concentrated and powerful wine. Long finish and should drink well for 15 plus years.
Red
2000 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
92 points
Cocoa, blue fruits, pine nuts and toffee. Good concentration and medium plus finish.
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Red
2001 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
95 points
Outstanding wine and singing tonight with dark cherries, plum, stone, spices and floral notes. Long and concentrated finish. Should age for 20 years.
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Red
2002 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
94 points
Underbrush, floral, mint, cherry and oak. This is drinking pretty well for its young profile. Medium plus finish and I would cellar for five plus years. Decanted 2 hours.
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Red
2003 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon USA, Washington
96 points
A wow wine! Decanted 2 hours. Powerful with cherry, blueberries, spices, oak/vanilla and minerals. Super long finish and this wine should age 20 plus years. Really amazing stuff.
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