Red

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

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Oakville
Drink between 2012 - 2019 (Edit)
CT90.5 24 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 16

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • campomizzi wrote: 95 points

    January 16, 2015 - One of my favorite wines, a consistent high performer showcasing the Beckstoffer fruit. Elegant tannins on the finish highlighting complex flavors of tart berry and currant.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • campomizzi Likes this wine: 93 points

    August 30, 2014 - Very nice napa wine good value for Beckstoffer fruit, and I am a big fan. A little chewy, but great structure and flavor. Full flavor with a slightly tart finish but as my wife says, "it is very flavorful, I like it."

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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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 177 (55%)
  • Consumed 142 (45%)

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