2015 Becklyn Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Moulds Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 11

  • WineForRob Does not like this wine:

    November 25, 2019 - NR. I should have read the other reviews before opening. I didnt like this at all. Very tart and acidic. Actually gave me heart burn. Let it sit overnight and it still wasnt for me. Oh well.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Badmonkey wrote:

    August 1, 2019 - Purple fruit - dark red & black currants, cherry, dark raspberry, and a little blackberry. Solid depth/concentration (medium plus body), however, it came across a little acidic and tart. Fairly long finish but also a little acidic/tart. Decanted for two hours but I didn’t care for how it was drinking and put most of it away for day two.

    Day two, a little improvement - the tannins did soften some. However, it still came across fairly tart - a prominent bing cherry profile which isn’t my thing. I’ll refrain from rating this bottle because I don’t believe it’s in the best place and needs time. I was hoping and expecting something closer to Dunnuck’s 95 rating, however, I thought this bottle was closer to the 90+ rating from WA. I’m going to lay my other bottles down for a year. 100% cab.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • 1997cobalt Likes this wine: 95 points

    June 17, 2019 - Had with a filet. Decanted for 3 hrs. Tight and acidic for1 hr, evolved into a smooth mellow full bodied treat. Great finish that lingered forever.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • KJD45$ Likes this wine: 94 points

    November 2, 2018 - Deep opaque magenta color...nice glycerin legs....
    Nose is warm vanilla bean(sort of creme brûlée), licorice,
    Cassis.... tonight licorice dominates which I love....
    Bright cassis fruit, acidity, leather, raspberry, with nice tannins that evolve into a wonderful complex much better after decant and 1.5 hours to open....delicious!!

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • jaxpaj wrote: 94 points

    June 28, 2018 - Initially very tight with an acidic tone that dominated the wine. After an hour of breathing the wine opened. Soft, plush, and well balanced wine.

    2 people found this helpful Comments (3)
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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    California, Napa Valley: Napa’s Exuberant, Powerful 2015s, 12/29/2017 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2015
  • Type Red
  • Producer Becklyn Cellars
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Reserve
  • Vineyard Moulds Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley
  • UPC Code 080516035017

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (1%)
  • In Cellars 313 (79%)
  • Consumed 78 (20%)

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