Red

1996 Mesa Cabernet Sauvignon Bates Ranch

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Santa Cruz Mountains
Drink between 2001 - 2008 (Edit)
CT92 2 reviews
1996
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • AlexHop Likes this wine: 92 points

    November 9, 2015 - Really impressive. Still plenty of body, rich flavors, dark prune and currant with herbs and a touch floral on the finish. I'd love to do a blind head to head tasting of this with expensive 1996s- I would be this $17 bottle would be in the top group.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Mr T wrote:

    December 30, 2005 - Last bottle. Brick to orange around the edges. Mature and delightful w/ hint of cinammon along w/ the cassis and dark fruits. This was a great value

    1 person found this helpful Comment

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1996
  • Type Red
  • Producer Mesa
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Bates Ranch
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion San Francisco Bay
  • Appellation Santa Cruz Mountains

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 13 (38%)
  • Consumed 21 (62%)

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