Red

2013 12c Cabernet Sauvignon G3 Reserve Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Rutherford
Drink between 2016 - 2025 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 12

  • Bigfresser wrote: 94 points

    September 29, 2020 - Perfect age to drink, Delicious ripe and smooth.

    Really opened up after twenty minutes in my glass.

  • jcampano Likes this wine: 91 points

    June 13, 2020 - Need to decant for at least 3 hours. First glass was highly tannic and tight. After an hour, the black fruit aromas and flavors came through nicely with a bit of cigar box and earthiness. Give this one more time in the bottle.

  • Wineson Likes this wine: 93 points

    January 10, 2020 - Pop. Excellent.

  • jaxpaj wrote: 95 points

    December 3, 2018 - Ready to drink but seems to still have some time before it declines.

    1 person found this helpful Comments (3)
  • Cristal2000 Does not like this wine: 87 points

    May 18, 2018 - This wine has changed A LOT since my initial bottle about 2.5 years ago, and not for the better. What you have right now is a very, very tart cherry taste that follows its way through the pallet with bitterness and ends astringent. This fruit is not at all recognizable as being from a high end vineyard like GIII, as it is lacking purity, complexity, layering, delineation and flavor. Although no expert on such things, I don't get any sense this will age well. While I generally think of GIII wines as better consumed earlier than later, I haven't ever had one fall quite so far so fast. Give me a Mike Smith NV from Quivet, Myriad or Becklyn over this any day of the week.

    1 person found this helpful Comments (5)
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2013
  • Type Red
  • Producer 12c
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation G3 Reserve
  • Vineyard Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Rutherford

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 126 (67%)
  • Consumed 63 (33%)

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