2013 Relic Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Artefact

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
Drink between 2020 - 2040 (Edit)
CT92.6 22 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • PTCwinenerds wrote: 94 points

    August 1, 2021 - Drinking fantastic right now. I'm going to hold onto our last bottle for a few years to see how it ages. Classic Relic style and great Cabernet expression.

  • madalyn Likes this wine: 93 points

    October 27, 2020 - ok, I hope Im not posting again. little tech issues
    great wine but I will try to keep my paws off the other bottle because I think it will be better with some time

  • Badmonkey wrote: 94 points

    May 23, 2019 - I’m a big fan of Quivet’s Kenefick Ranch cab so I decided to give this cab a shot in light of the source - 94% Kenefick Ranch and 6% Corona Vineyard. Dark purple fruit - blackberry, currants, dark raspberry, and dark cherry. Really smooth mid-palate coupled with solid depth/concentration and a nice purity - medium plus body. Nice flavors of dark berries, baking spices/licorice, and a mineral/graphite component. Fairly long finish. Popped/poured but drank out of a decanter for a couple hours. Improved with time and took around two hours to really open-up. A nice wine - in my opinion in line with the 94 rating from Parker and WS. 100% cab.

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  • DougSamuel Likes this wine: 93 points

    February 8, 2019 - Wonderful.

  • SommJourney05 Likes this wine: 90 points

    August 29, 2018 - Deep ruby color. Black currant, cassis and raspberry provides a lovely black/red fruit component while toast and vanilla show off the 100% new oak treatment. Licorice and baking spice provide a solid depth to this wine. Medium+ body with slightly astringent tannins. Medium acid with a medium finish. A nice wine that may benefit from a few more years in bottle to work out its tannins rough edges.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2014 Sonoma and Points North: New Releases (Feb 2016), 2/1/2016 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2013
  • Type Red
  • Producer Relic Wines
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Artefact
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 292 (69%)
  • Consumed 129 (31%)

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