Spottswoode

Family Estate Grown St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon

9.334 ratings
9.414 pro ratings
St. Helena, 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
Yianni Stoner

1.5L

Nov 9th, 2016
Greg Gregory

Give it an hour in a decanter.

Give it an hour in a decanter.

Sep 6th, 2016
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.2

Lovely. Fades with air after time

Lovely. Fades with air after time

Mar 24th, 2016
John Skupny - Lang & Reed Wine Company

Always a class act - brushy - great fruit impact - lovely svelte lengthy - an under appreciated Napa first growth.

Always a class act - brushy - great fruit impact - lovely svelte lengthy - an under appreciated Napa first growth.

Mar 3rd, 2015
Bill Bender

Flawed. TCA to the max. Taint can be good but not this kind of taint.

Flawed. TCA to the max. Taint can be good but not this kind of taint.

Jul 30th, 2017
Peggy Hadley

Decanted.

Decanted.

Jun 11th, 2017
Tony Capone

Very earthy smell as soon as I opened it, but bloomed to some cedar, tobacco,black cherry, lots of earth notes. The finish moved on quickly. My last one.

Very earthy smell as soon as I opened it, but bloomed to some cedar, tobacco,black cherry, lots of earth notes. The finish moved on quickly. My last one.

Jul 15th, 2016
Alasdair Kennedy

I'm sorry to say this was not drinkable. Bought at auction last week so I hope others have more luck.

I'm sorry to say this was not drinkable. Bought at auction last week so I hope others have more luck.

Jul 11th, 2016
Jim Wagonfeld

Tired and sour. Hope my remaining bottles are in better shape. Disappointing. 😓

Tired and sour. Hope my remaining bottles are in better shape. Disappointing. 😓

Nov 17th, 2015
Eric Schwartz

Berries, light oak, spice. Elegant and layered. Excellent.

Berries, light oak, spice. Elegant and layered. Excellent.

Jun 18th, 2015