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2012 Robert Craig Cabernet Sauvignon Diamond Mountain

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Diamond Mountain
Drink between 2016 - 2024 (Edit)
CT91.9 18 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 12

  • brianofthevine wrote: 92 points

    December 3, 2020 - Blackberry, black raspberry, and plum. Mid-palate has some graphite, leather, mocha, and an every so subtle bell pepper note. Dusty, soft tannins at this point, nice long finish. Nice drinking window right now but will still go a few more years for sure.

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  • wconnolly Likes this wine: 90 points

    November 1, 2020 - Deep indigo color. Blackberry, raspberry, cherry, with a touch of saddle leather and clove on the palate. Full bodied with a medium finish. Nicely balanced tannins. This was Craig’s first attempt with Diamond Mountain fruit. It has taken some time to develop the current level of balance. I agree with recent comments that this is best served pop and pour. Air does not help this at this stage.

  • wconnolly Likes this wine: 92 points

    August 3, 2020 - Significantly improved since my last bottle and thought this was better than the 2014 Craig we drank side by side. Raspberry, blueberry, plum, steely granite and a hint of sweetness on the finish. Full bodied with smooth, integrated tannins and for me, the distinguishing element...a dusty, nicely balanced finish.

  • flwinos wrote: 92 points

    May 30, 2020 - Tried pop and pour this time, since others noted how more air time didn't do this wine well. This made all the difference to me. Lush fruit with enough structure and some secondary notes to make it interesting. Drinking well with about 15 - 30 minutes in bottle/glass. No need to decant this wine IMO. YMMV, depending on your preferences.

  • wconnolly wrote: 86 points

    March 23, 2019 - Found this disappointing. Immediately upon opening this had a lovely floral aroma and a robust, fruit filled palate. I decanted this and let it sit for two hours before coming back to find it had closed down completely. It remained closed the rest of the evening and into the next day.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    New Releases from Napa Valley: 2012 and 2013 (Dec 2014), 9/1/2014 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Robert Craig
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Diamond Mountain
  • UPC Code 893924000054

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (2%)
  • In Cellars 332 (53%)
  • Consumed 280 (45%)

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