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Beaulieu Vineyard

Private Reserve Georges de Latour Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

100 points???…I don’t think so…but very nice. I bought at the Treasury employee store to celebrate the purchase of our home in Saint Helena. We closed on the last day of November and had dinner with our friends and new neighbors. Had side by side with the 2016 BV Private Reserve which I scored 95 points. — 6 days ago

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Napa Valley Proprietary Red Blend 2013

Blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 6% Malbec and small amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Deep Ruby red with aromas of ripe berry fruits, spice and floral notes. On the palate flavors of blackberry, currants and smoky oak with earthy floral and black pepper notes. Fine soft tannins, long finish ending with fruit, toasty oak and floral mineral character. Will still age a bit but nice now! Tasting Sample! — 8 days ago

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Grgich Hills Estate

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Nariz: mora, arándano, ciruela, cassis, eucalipto, vainilla. Aromas primarios dominan todavia.

Boca: Tanino M/M+, Acidez M, Alcohol M/M+

Lo Aguantaría 5 años mas.
— 12 days ago

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Robert Mondavi Winery

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1994

Phenomenal bottle of RM. the Mid 90’s are showing well. — 4 days ago

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Opus One

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2013

It's time for my #FridayCabernetfix.

Deep purple in color with a short purple rim.

Pretty nose of blueberries, cooked black cherries, blackberries, figs, cedar, vanilla, spices, chocolates, earth, herbs, coffee, tobacco, licorice and black pepper.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate with blackberries, currants, black cherries, raisins, dried figs, vanilla, cedar, cola, spices, dark chocolates, coffee, earth, bitter herbs and peppercorn.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy cherries.

This is a gorgeous Cabernet Sauvignon based Bordeaux blend from Napa Valley. Feels like a Napa Cabernet with a Bordeaux touch. Fruity and rich, yet elegant.

Good right out of the bottle, and better after 2 hours in the decanter, but it definitely needs longer than that.

What a great mouthfeel. I just love these Napa Bordeaux blends.

Still young and would be better in 5 to 10 years. Could be a 97+ point wine in 10 years. Will continue to age nicely in the next 20 years.

Thank you John for sharing this with me.

A blend of 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Cabernet Franc, 6% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot and 2% Malbec.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

94 points.

— 6 days ago

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@Trixie this is always enjoyable, regardless of the vintage

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@Eric not cheap 😉

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@Tommy you let me know when you are in town

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Insignia Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2006

What a Thanksgiving treat! Lush red fruit with hints of slate and tobacco. Long lingering mid pallet aftertaste. Deep red color. Goes good with a good Cuban cigar. Held up to a varied turkey day menu. Food and wine improved both. Outstanding 🍷🍷🦃🍷🦃🍷 — 14 days ago

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Heitz Cellar

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Deep Ruby with aromas of berry fruits, earthy oak and floral notes. On the palate flavors of blackberry, currants and hints of sweet berry fruit flavors, adding some licorice and cacao. Fine dusty tannins, good acidity, well balanced, great now but has room to still develop, ending with fruit and earthy mineral notes. — a day ago

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Dunn Vineyards

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

2018 vintage. As expected, slightly fruitier than the 2018 HM but not lacking for structure. Easier to slip into than the 80’s/90’s Dunn Cabs I tackled…or more accurately…tackled me. — 7 days ago

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Heitz Cellar

Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Tim our sommelier at Bull & Bear in Orlando recommended. Spectacular. Starts with bright raspberry. As it opens, the earth and mineral come thru. So good. — 5 days ago

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Silver Oak

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2002

2002. In the same cellar spot since release. Youthful color, no bricking. The fruit might be fading a bit… but it’s silky smooth at 20 years old. Happy Thanksgiving! — 15 days ago

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