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Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Review: 2006 Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California The Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is layered with a nice balance of red and black fruits complimented by underlying flavors of chocolate, tobacco, menthol and herbs. The finish is lingering, soft and dusty. This Cabernet needs some more time in bottle. If you […]

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Hourglass Blueline Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Hourglass Blueline Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California The 2012 Hourglass Blueline Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is primarily Cabernet Sauvignon with a smidgeon (9%) of Petit Verdot. Upon opening, you’ll be blown away by its intoxicating aromas that entice you to come back again and again for another sniff. It pulls you in to taste […]

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Taplin Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Review: 2009 Taplin Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Terra 9, St. Helana AVA, Napa Valley, California Although the Taplin Cellars label is not a household name in wine enthusiast’s homes yet, the Taplin family has been farming wine grapes in Napa Valley since 1871.  There are three Taplin siblings and they grow 28 acres of Napa […]

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2011 Faust Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Review: 2011 Faust Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, California The 2011 Faust Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine of enduring simplistic quality and I mean that in the most complimentary way, it is rare to taste a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon that has not been over manipulated during fermentation and aging. Agustin Huneeus certainly has the skills […]

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2011 Scotto Cellars 50 Harvests Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Review: 2011 Scotto Cellars 50 Harvests Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California This new label from Scotto Family wines is a departure from most of the wines they have produced in the past. After viewing their portfolio, I must admit I was a little confused. I have been involved in the wine industry in one […]

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2012 Mollydooker Cabernet Sauvignon Gigglepot

Wine Review: 2012 Mollydooker Cabernet Sauvignon Gigglepot, McLaren Vale, South Australia The Marquis family who owns Mollydooker winery prides themselves on the high fruit weight  of their wines and this Gigglepot lives up to those standards, they claim 75% to 80% of your tongue will sense velvety sensation of fruit from this wine. What does […]

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