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  • 2000 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, Washington (6/5/2018)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Lovely nose of potpourri, violets, currants, plums and sandalwood. Juicy flavors of plums, black berries, boysenberries and a hint of cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drinking. In a really good spot right now and easily the best 2000 I’ve opened so far from Quilceda Creek. (95 points)

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  • 2002 Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley – USA, California, Napa Valley (1/4/2018)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Graham crackers, aspirin, plum and black cherry. Flavors of black cherries, black berries and plum. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2009 Carte Blanche Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, California, Napa Valley (1/3/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, pepper, plum and black cherry. Flavors of black raspberries, black cherries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2002 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon The Montelena Estate – USA, California, Napa Valley (12/30/2017)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of violets, black cherries and black berries. Flavors of dark plums, black berries and a bit of black cherries on the medium to long finish. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. No rush. (94 points)

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  • 2005 O’Shaughnessy Cabernet Sauvignon Mt. Veeder – USA, California, Napa Valley, Mt. Veeder (11/16/2017)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of potpourri, soapstone, black currants and dark plums. Flavors of loganberries, black cherries and a but of dark plum on the medium to long finish. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the next 2-3 years. NOTE: it is blowing some sediment at this time. (93 points)

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  • 2007 Vrede en Lust Boet Erasmus – South Africa, Coastal Region, Paarl, Simonsberg-Paarl (11/6/2017)
    WIML92.

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Here we are 5 years later when I said open the next bottle 2-5 years later.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of violet, dark chocolate, herbs du Provence and a dash of black pepper. Flavors of Bing cherries, red raspberries and red plums. Medium to tart acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now.

    Bottled under stelvin and aged well. No visible sediment. Last of my two bottles I hauled home as luggage from South Africa. Impeccable provenance. (92 points)

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  • 2003 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, Washington (10/23/2017)
    WIML96

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over roughly two hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lilac, dark plums and black berries. Flavors of dark plums, black berries and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold but showing very well right now. No sediment noted. (96 points)

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