Red

2012 Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon T6 Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Oakville
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Community Tasting Notes 17

  • cadamson wrote:

    January 18, 2019 - Well I guess I am not toeing the party line here in that I did not get this one. Only word I could think of during 2-3 glasses was monolithic. Was disappointing in that, while I knew this was going to be big (and was once a fan of these), it just did not have anything to say other than 'look how decadent I am'. Reminded me, when watching the newest episode of Grand Tour of the Hennessey Exorcist Camaro - 1000HP (so wow, that is decadent!), but just try turning the thing (no grace).

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Acohen Likes this wine: 96 points

    January 12, 2019 - Pure decadence with dark sweet currant, chocolate and a lingering finish

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  • Quiet Lion Likes this wine: 95 points

    September 5, 2018 - Decanted over cocktails and served. Pure, dark fruit, very simple flavor profile with the single clone 6 including baker's chocolate and cassis. Medium-plus finish. Very enjoyable.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • mtolerico Likes this wine: 98 points

    August 19, 2018 - With a few years on it, it’s much better than the first bottle. Amazing purity, cherry, raspberry, strawberry, boysenberry, incredible cassis and currant flavors through out, cinnamon, clove, licorice, vanilla and perfect balance. This is a classic Napa Cab and drinking well as a PnP. It should last another 10 years easy, but it’s just so damn good right now.

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  • SAS54 Likes this wine: 97 points

    March 23, 2018 - Schrader silky smooth. Smells like dark fruit, but tastes like bright fruit. No tannins. No mid-palette either. Decant it or not - it does not move much for the first hour. In fact, try putting a paper bag over it - here is a bet it will still taste great.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Schrader Cellars
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation T6
  • Vineyard Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Oakville

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 28 (2%)
  • In Cellars 892 (76%)
  • Consumed 260 (22%)

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