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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs TOP AMERICAN CABERNET SAUVIGNON WINES OF 2013

 

 

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Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-California-2006-14.4% Alcohol-$50.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab, with blackberries, black cherry, currants, smoke and vanilla on spiced finish.  A delicious wine, in perfect drinking zone now.           WE-92          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

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Steltzner Vineyards-Richard Steltzner-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Estate-Stags Leap District-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Reserve Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis, some bacon and spice on smooth long finish.  A very good Cab, easy drinking, great QPR.           NR          CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Chateau Manzanita Winery-Vin De Manies-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$21.53-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet I color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, currants and cassis, layers of flavor with a spice finish.  You must decant this wine for hours for it to show it’s true colors, was really good.           NR          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

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Hunt Cellars-Cab-Ovation-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Destiny Vineyards-Mt. Christo Block-Paso Robles-California-2001-13.6% Alcohol-$29.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A smooth, full bodied Cab, with currants, wild cherries, vanilla and spice finish, there is some bottle variation where one bottle is more Bordeaux like and the next is bolder, drink now as wine is past it’s peak.         NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

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Levendi Winery-Symphonia-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$27.00-A nose of dark fruit and vanilla, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab with blueberry, currants, cherry and vanilla with a long spicy finish.  A solid enjoyable Cab, nice label design.           NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Beaulieu Vineyard-No 2-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve Maestro-Rutherford-Napa Valley-California-2005-14.4% Alcohol-$57.00-A nose of dark fruits and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Reserve Cab with blackberry, black cherry, currants, some of that Rutherford dust and spice on finish.  Was mildly disappointed since it was better in tasting room a few years ago.          WS-92         WE-92         CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

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Rudd-Crossroads-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Oakville-Napa Valley-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$35.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab, with blueberry, cassis, chocolate and tar, good spice on finish.  Needs to be decanted for a few hours, Rudd’s second label wine.           NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

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Seavey Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-1998-14.1% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cherry, tobacco and spice on finish, still has life left, a solid Cab.           RP-90         WS-89          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Sixteen By Twenty-16 X 20-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2007-14.8% Alcohol-$40.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab, with blackberry, currants, cassis, finishes with chocolate and spice, full mouth feel.  A very solid wine other than the silly name (picture frame size).           NR          CR-90         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Honig Vineyard & Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, black currants, some dusty earth, chocolate and spice on long finish.  A quality and easy drinking Cab.           RP-88          WS-92 (WS Top 100 2012-#89)         WE-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

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Mankas Hills Vineyards-Contado Mankas-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mankas Hills Vineyard-Suisun Valley-California-2008-14.1% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with black cherry, blueberry, cassis, with toasted vanilla on finish.  A interesting flavor profile, drinks like a Cab twice it’s price.           NR          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Match Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Butterdragon Hill Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$43.70-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab, with currants, black cherry, blackberry, some earth and chocolate on finish.  A solid Cab, decant for an hour.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

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