Cabernet Sauvignon: Articles on the Cabernet Sauvignon Red Wine Grape Varietal

1998 Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cabernet Sauvignon John Riddoch Limited Release, Australia - Wine Review

Grade: 
A+
Score: 
97

My friend Chris opened this for us.  He has had it since release.  It had been opened earlier in the day and given air.  This is still quite young but with air, it was superb. 

2013 Myriad Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A+
Score: 
99

I opened this at 8:00 am for serving about 12 hours later.  It needed more time or a decant.  Still, once in the glass it continued to open up all night.  Just a gorgeous wine. 

2007 Seven Stones Cabernet Sauvignon, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A+
Score: 
98

Gorgeous.  This wine is sexy and almost seamless.  Although youthful, it is drinking beautifully at age ten with a decade or two left.  Purple in color.  The nose has cassis, sa

2012 Sineann Cabernet Sauvignon Baby Poux Vineyard, USA, Washington, Columbia Valley - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

From the younger vines in the Champoux vinyard, hence the name (although the vines are around 30 by this time).  A delicious Washington state Cab from an Oregon producer.  Purple in color

2010 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Sauvignon Panek Vineyard, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
94

Excellent wine.  Still youthful and with upside potential.  Purple in color.  The nose has cassis, spice, cloves and slight crunchy leaves.  On the palate, this is delicious.&nb

2013 Sinegal Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

Purple in color.  The nose is nice, if young.  Cassis, cedar and baking spice.  On the palate, very nice texture.  Cassis fruit with an underlying char and spice.  Good bal

2008 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A+
Score: 
98

I have been lucky enough to try this twice in a month.  Both times just as amazing.  Purple in color.  The nose is great with cassis, cedar and pencil lead.  Full bodied. 

2002 Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

This seems to be at or close to peak at this point.  Purple in color, ruby at the rim.  The nose has cassis, cedar, slight char and a slight earthiness.  On the palate, this is soft

2005 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, USA, California, Napa, Rutherford - Wine Review

Grade: 
A+
Score: 
98

Gorgeous wine.  Still drinking quite youthfully, this has decades left.  Inky purple in color, magenta at the rim.  Great nose with cassis, blueberries, cedar and violets.  On t

2014 Emerson Brown Cabernet Sauvignon, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
90

This is a very solid Napa Cabernet.  Purple/ruby in color.  The nose has cassis, , milk chocolate and spice.  On the palate, this is sweet ripe fruit; cassis, licorice and vanilla.&n

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