Wine Review

Color:  Red

Type:  Table

Maturity:  Ready

Appellation:  Napa Valley
Country:  United States

State:  California

County:  Napa

Region:  North Coast (CA)
Producer Wine Name Varietal Reviewer Rating Vintage Cost
J. Lohr  Carol's Vineyard  Cabernet Sauvignon Mike Taylor Excellent  2001  $40.00
Cabernet worth loving! J. Lohr's Carol's Vineyard 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon is such a wine. The wine shows a dark ruby core fading to a violet/purple rim. Aromas of blackberry and black currants mix delightfully with chocolate, cigar box, spice, toast and even some cooked beets. The wine has a rich body and powerful intensity when lavished upon the palate providing almost an ethereal complexity. Silky tannins are well integrated helping to provide an austere structure that shows a harmonious balance. Enjoy the lingering finish because it likes to lounge around. Yes, there is still plenty of time left to enjoy this vintage. Very distinguished overall - kudos!
 
 
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Date added: October 02, 2006
 
Superb: 95-100 | Excellent: 90-94 | Very Good: 85-89 | Good: 80-84 | Ordinary: 75-79 | Undrinkable: 50-74

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