Red

2017 12c Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Rutherford
Drink between 2020 - 2029 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • JLuch1 Likes this wine: 92 points

    November 25, 2020 - Decanted for an hour or so.

    Ripe black cherries, chocolate chunk, cassis, floral qualities, and some spice. Pleasant finish that is moderate in length. Has that Mike Smith touch but is not as high octane as the Myriad GIII or the Empyrean, which has more structure by comparison.

    This wine seems to be more crowd pleasing for the masses and has a bit more elegance. If you have both wines, bring the 12c to a party and save the Myriad for more intimate settings.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • dajapino Likes this wine: 94 points

    October 7, 2020 - This is flat out delicious, made in the smooth easy drinking Mike Smith style.
    GIII fruit, loads of chocolate covered dark cherries, cassis, and other goodies...tannins are silky with good mid palate depth. I don't know how long this will age, but it's easy to drink.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2017 & 2018 Napa Valley In Depth (Jan 2020), 1/1/2020 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2017
  • Type Red
  • Producer 12c
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Rutherford

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 6 (5%)
  • In Cellars 82 (69%)
  • Consumed 30 (25%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

burgers, lamb, meat pies, steaks

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