Red

2008 World's End Cabernet Sauvignon CrossFire Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Oakville
Drink between 2012 - 2019 (Edit)
CT90.7 26 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 18

  • Snag One Likes this wine: 93 points

    September 26, 2019 - Deep ruby red color with a nose consisting of smoke, blueberries, cherries, mint and pencil lead. Very nice layers of red figs, blackberries, black licorice and black peppercorns.

  • southpaw25 Likes this wine: 94 points

    September 21, 2019 - Excellent juice. Crossfire, named for the Stevie Ray Vaughn song is still singing. Coffee been on the sniff and deep chocolate on the palate. Couldn’t resist breaking open some dark 85% cocoa To pair. Still has some life but don’t wait much longer.

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  • Lifinit Likes this wine: 81 points

    May 10, 2019 - Still tasting strong at the end of its lifecycle. Nose is light to medium, but mouth is still very much full of fruit. Tastes of raisins, jam, fig. Tannic with a sweet light to medium finish.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • dontime wrote:

    August 23, 2017 - Surprisingly good. Just pulled it from the racks and did a PnP. Best wine of the week (so far). If scoring 92-94.

  • mikemboutiquewines wrote: 89 points

    February 7, 2017 - A little too one dimensional for my taste. Despite 08 being a "ripe" year, the fruit source should have yielded better results. Would not buy again.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2011, IWC Issue #156 (link)

    (World's End Cabernet Sauvignon Crossfire Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Vineyard Oakville Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    7/30/2011 (link) 91 points

    (World's End Cabernet Sauvignon CrossFire Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Vineyard) Opaque black red violet color; lifted, violet, intense black fruit, ripe blackberry nose; tight, ripe blackberry, berry, black fruit, blackberry liqueur palate, a little hot; needs 3 years; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer World's End
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation CrossFire
  • Vineyard Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Oakville
  • UPC Code 3510700815752

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 181 (56%)
  • Consumed 145 (44%)

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Who Likes This Wine

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