Schrader Cellars

Old Sparky Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

9.715 ratings
9.78 pro ratings
Oakville, Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Mike R
9.7

Wine nerd herd and Friday night in Iowa and all wines Friday night were en Mag

Wine nerd herd and Friday night in Iowa and all wines Friday night were en Mag

May 25th, 2019
Bill Bender

Schrader should change the name of this from Old Sparky to Old Reliably Kick Ass. Silky and opulent.

Schrader should change the name of this from Old Sparky to Old Reliably Kick Ass. Silky and opulent.

May 18th, 2019
Cody Short

Love this wine! Amazing how well they are already drinking

Love this wine! Amazing how well they are already drinking

Dec 30th, 2018
David L

12' This was more approachable then the 2007 from the night before. Was absolutely one of my favorite wines from last night.

12' This was more approachable then the 2007 from the night before. Was absolutely one of my favorite wines from last night.

Apr 30th, 2017
Shawn R

Dense, dark and a beauty! Hedonist and quintessential Beckstoffer! Amazing showing-

Dense, dark and a beauty! Hedonist and quintessential Beckstoffer! Amazing showing-

Apr 30th, 2017
Charles Antin

Senior Wine Specialist/Auctioneer Zachys

9.5

Not my personal preference, but superdense and unctuous.

Not my personal preference, but superdense and unctuous.

Jan 29th, 2016
David Lincoln

From magnum. Unbelievable sweetness and tension. Graphite and herbs.

From magnum. Unbelievable sweetness and tension. Graphite and herbs.

Nov 11th, 2018
Ron R
9.6

Surprising restrained nose and palette. Beautiful mouthfeel. Sweet and expansive on the mid palette. Perfectly mature dark fruits with integrated tannins - such a pleasure.

Surprising restrained nose and palette. Beautiful mouthfeel. Sweet and expansive on the mid palette. Perfectly mature dark fruits with integrated tannins - such a pleasure.

Apr 30th, 2017
Jayson

Best Cabernet I ever tasted

Best Cabernet I ever tasted

Dec 21st, 2015
Brandon Tai

Perfect.

Perfect.

Dec 17th, 2015