Wine Enthusiast rating: 95. Impassable Mountain is a dense, complex wine revealing aromas of cocoa, black currant, pipe tobacco and clove on nose and smoke, fall leaf, cherry, blueberry and vanilla on palate. Rich and powerful, wine remains well balanced with a long mint and clove-laced finish.
Red Wine by Joseph Phelps from Napa Valley, California. The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon has beautiful aromatics of plum, cherry, currants, coffee, cocoa and hints of allspice, fresh thyme, tobacco and forest floor. The body is laced with integrated tannins, great freshness and red fruit characteristics. Blend: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot
This wine is from United States, California region, Napa County sub-region and Napa Valley appellation. Starting a winery in the Napa Valley meant that Frog's Leap would almost have to make a Cabernet Sauvignon at some point. It took us only one year to realize this very simple truth - Napa is perfectly suited to grow great Cabernet. The rocky, fast draining soils of the Rutherford Bench, the misty, late morning fog rolling in from the San Pablo Bay and that ever-present California sun.But what kind of
This wine is from United States, California region, Napa County sub-region and Oakville appellation. Tightly wound, firm and tannic, this well-structured red has a core of herb- and bell pepper-laced cedar, currant and tobacco flavors that are taut and concentrated. Ends with chewy tannins. Best from 2011 through 2017. Wine Spectator. Its dense purple color is accompanied by fragrant aromatics of creme de cassis, spice box, underbrush, and forest floor. Voluptuously -textured and full-bodied with superb
Medium-bodied. Balanced, youthful, bright. Cranberry, boysenberry and mulberry fruits laced with star anise and cardamom. Defined, granular and cohesive tannins; integrated and supportive oak. Suggested food pairing: Caramelised lamb, pickled tongue...
Bottle Size: 1.5 L Wine Spectator: -- Robert Parker: 94 Wine Enthusiast: -- Allen Meadows' Burghound: -- 2000 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 1.5 L RP--94 Robert Parker Tasting Notes: Wine Advocate #144 Dec 2002 Pierre Rovani 94 Drink: 2008 - 2020 0-8 The dark ruby-colored 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon has a nose reminiscent of a blackberry-flavored Yoplait yogurt laced with roasted oak and hints of licorice. A full-bodied wine of power and structure, it is crammed with black currants, blackberries
Current Availability from Orin Swift Cellars Orin Swift 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Palermo May 21, 2013- Dave Phinney's Palermo has just hit the floor and it's limited! 86 Percent Cabernet with Merlot, Malbec, and Cab Franc to round out the blend . Details Reviews Description Winemaker Notes - The wine opens with a commanding presence of rich, fruit driven aromas laced with a hint of French oak. Upon entry, vibrant flavors of ripe currant, plum, roasted fig, and mocha invite the palate and then transition
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon has beautiful aromatics of plum, cherry, currants, coffee, cocoa and hints of allspice, fresh thyme, tobacco and forest floor. body is laced with integrated tannins, great freshness and red fruit characteristics. Blend: 85%...
This wine is from United States, California region, Sonoma County sub-region. 92 PTS - The Wine News Vibrant purple hue. Uplifting blackberry aromas followed by notes of mint, toasted oak and vanilla coffee bean. Tasty layers of black fruit laced with smoky oak and anise-like richness. The the result is a complex, yet easy drinking, wine. CABERNET SAUVIGNON Wine
Features 2009 Ramey Cabernet Sauvignon Pedregal 750ML Rich and gutsy, but also refined and stylish, with an initial push of rocky and roasted herb-laced currant and dried berry flavors, maintaining its dry savory character on the finish. Best from 2014 through 2028. Bright purple. Pungent, ripe aromas of cassis, mocha, pipe tobacco and licorice pastille. Large-scaled, sappy and surprisingly elegant, with bright acidity giving lift and clarity to the velvety flavors of dark berry preserves, plum and cocoa.
This wine is from United States, California region, Napa County sub-region and Napa Valley appellation. Elegant and refined, this Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of rich black fruit laced with hints of dried herbs. The wineas deep connection to the soil is reflected in flavors of cassis, plum and black berries which are complemented by the essence of truffle, cedar and tobacco. Soft tannins and well integrated oak are balanced with a fine acidity to create a finish that will linger well after the last
Wine Spectator Review Rated 92 Tight, focused and well-structured, with a firm band of cedar- and mineral-laced currant, graphite, herb and cherry. Gains complexity and depth before ending with ripe, chewy tannins. Best from 2010 through 2017. This release begins with aromas of cocoa, cherry and plum. Subtle hints of all spice, cedar and toffee develop in the glass as the wine opens. On the palate there are rich flavors of mocha, chocolate and raspberry that lead to an elegant finish, with layers of rich
Wine & Spirits ReviewRated 93Phil Freese joined the Lancaster team in 2009, consulting on viticulture at this 53-acre vineyard in southeastern hills of Alexander Valley. Jesse Katz was recruited by consulting winemaker David Ramey in 2010. They worked together on this polished, savory blend of five Bordeaux varieties (cabernets sauvignon and franc, merlot, malbec and petit verdot). The fruit is explosive, a blast of cherry and blueberry, tamped down by the hillside tannins so it tastes ripe but not over the
Gold Medal Winner: 2014 Los Angeles International Wine Competition This Cabernet Sauvignon presents with bright hues of purples and red. Vibrant, youthful aromas of blackberry, plum and raspberry mingle with notes of chocolate laced with hints of...
SKU 747081 Anderson's Conn Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve 2010 Anderson's Conn Valley - California - United States - Napa Valley Professional Wine Reviews for Anderson's Conn Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve 2010 Rated 96 by Robert Parker The estate’s 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve is endowed with serious power and depth. Layers of blue and black fruit, smoke, tobacco and licorice are woven together beautifully. Vivid yet rich and resonant, the 2010 stands out for its exceptional
Ernie Els 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch Apr 24, 2013- Ernie has been one of South Africa's leading sportsmen for over a decade and has become an ambassador for our country. A scholar of life, he has taken to learning about wine like a fish to water . Details Reviews Description According to Wine Advocate - The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon is well defined on the nose with pure blackberry, raspberry and dark plum mixed with a touch of cedar. The palate is sweet and ripe on the entry with saturated
Moniker Cabernet Sauvignon is an elegant wine showcasing three clones 4, 337 and 191 from Ukiah Valley's finest southwestern exposed sites. From maceration to fermentation, we worked to preserve wine's tannic backbone: cold soaking grapes for two days, pumping over cap, and briefly leaving some of lots on skins for greater extraction. We chose a Languedoc yeast strain prized for delivering optimum fore-mouth volume while retaining varietally correct flavors, then blended in a touch of Petite Sirah for
When tiny quantum units combine, they create systems of immense value and complexity. Similarly, when grape varietals combine, each lends its unique flavor and structure, to create wines with great depth and expression. Beringer farms a collection of remarkable vineyard sites, and Chief Winemaker Laurie Hook has been crafting wines from these vineyards for over 25 years. Beringer's Quantum embodies the utmost in master blending, as Laurie highlights varietals from Beringer's remarkable range of vineyards.
The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is laced with an exciting melange of black cherries, incense, tobacco, mocha, graphite and dried flowers. Deceptively medium in body, the 2010 possesses gorgeous aromatics and tons of pure nuance, all in an understated style I find highly appealing. Today, the wine is a bit compact, but it should grow nicely with further time in bottle. The 2010 is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, 61% from Spring Mountain and 39% from Pope Valley. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025. 91+ points, Robert
2004 Quilceda Creek - Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 1.5L USA - Washington - Columbia Valley/ Red / Cabernet Sauvignon ($100; includes 3% merlot and 1% cabernet franc) Good deep red-ruby. Knockout nose offers deep notes of plum, currant, truffle, chocolate and smoky oak lifted by violet and lavender. The palate projects a nearly confectionery sweetness and huge dimension but with lovely energy giving it a rather suave texture. This has the chocolatey character of all the Quilceda 2004s. The sweet oak
The first impression is of sweet fruit, and then the wine expands across the palate into deeper, riper layers of berries and cherries. Well-integrated oak character heightens the aromas and laces the long, fruit-imbued finish. This richly-textured Cabernet is at once approachable and age-worthy.
Red Wine by Maipe from Argentina, South America. Made from 100% hand-selected Cabernet Sauvignon from the best parcels of the estate. The grapes are carefully chosen and fermented in small lots to preserve the vineyard identity. A ripe, fleshy style, with blackberry and fig sauce notes laced with bittersweet Grenache. Powerful and layered, with classic Cabernet aromatics. Dark and ripe, with a nice loamy edge lurking on the finish.
Bing cherry, kirsch, and dark chocolate aromas are complemented by hints of cardamom, star anise, and clove. A note of dried sage builds upon the earthy minerality redolent of crushed rock. Supple, supportive tannins create a velvety texture and lengthy finish for this elegant, mineral-laced wine. Alcohol 14.3%. 2010 vintage rated 94 points by Robert Parker.
WS: 92 RP: 95 ST: 94 CG: 88 Antonio Galloni: 95-97 "Rich and gutsy, but also refined and stylish, with an initial push of rocky and roasted herb-laced currant and dried berry flavors, maintaining its dry savory character on the finish. Best from 2014 through 2028." (WS) "From a site in Oakville, 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Pedregal Vineyard is another huge, intense wine that also possesses wonderful nuance and delineation, a rare attribute for such a big Cabernet. Espresso, mocha, black cherries, grilled herbs
This wine is from United States, California region. The 2008 Mount Eden Estate Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet is composed of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, and 2% Petit Verdot. It was barrel-fermented and aged for 22 months in half French and half American oak (75% new) and bottled unfined and unfiltered. Elegant and refined in style, it exhibits classic Santa Cruz Mountains blackcurrant and briary aromas and flavors, with undertones of menthol and graphite. Creamy vanilla, wood spice, and dark
Antonio Galloni 90-92 Points. A strong effort for the year, the 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon is a promising mid-weight offering laced with expressive black currants, espresso, mocha, grilled herbs, violets and licorice. It possesses lovely depth and sweetness, not to mention terrific balance. The 2011 is 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. region: Napa Valley, style: Red Wine, winetype: California, varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, winetype2: wine, winetype3: Fine Wine
Red Wine by Calina from Chile, South America. A blend of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Merlot. The 2007 Alcance Cabernet is deeply colored, dense and vibrant. The nose is laced with blackberries, blueberries and sage. The palate blends ripe fruit flavors, firm tannins and balanced acidity. This is a tight, concentrated, block-selected wine that will soften and expand with time in the bottle.
This wine is from Australia, South Australia region, Barossa sub-region and Barossa Valley appellation. Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2012 Sexy Beast Cabernet Sauvignon is intensely scented of blackcurrant cordial, blueberry preserves and menthol with hints of fertile earth and bay leaf. Full-bodied with a great concentration of blackberry-laced mid palate fruit, it has a medium level of fine-grained tannins and refreshing acidity. It finishes long. Drink it now to 2018+. CABERNET SAUVIGNON Wine
JOSEPH PHELPS NAPA CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2011 I -CACABJOSEPHPHN Description Joseph Phelps Napa Cabernet Sauvignon Lots to admire here, with layers of mocha, vanilla, currant, black cherry and blackberry, turning elegant, with cedar and tobacco notes on the finish. Antonio Galloni 90-92 Points The Joseph Phelps Napa Cabernet Sauvignon has beautiful aromatics of plum, cherry, currants, coffee, cocoa and hints of allspice, fresh thyme, tobacco and forest floor. The body is laced with integrated tannins, great
Ridge Vineyards "Monte Bello" Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Santa Cruz, California Ridge Vineyards "Monte Bello" Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Item #: am-901-so 97 points James Suckling The nose just bursts with blueberries, currants, and flowers. Full bodied, with a round and velvety tannin structure. The palate explodes with currants, ripe strawberries, and black pepper on the finish. This is muscular and toned, structured and balanced. This is still young and needs a minimum