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2005 Hestan Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Hestan Vineyards hestan.com   details
Appellation: Napa Valley - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$100.00
Alcohol %: 14.8
 
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Tasting Notes:
rated: August 31, 2008 , wine spectator and parker
89 points Best 2010-2015
rated: December 28, 2008 , Robert M. Parker, Jr., The Wine Advocate, December 2007
94 points "Hong Kong-born Stanley Cheng purchased 127 acres in Napa Valley and with the assistance of winemaking consultant Mark Herold, he produces just less than 500 cases of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged 19-20 months in Taransaud. (They also make a Chardonnay and Syrah, but they have been unwilling to show those wines to me.) The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon is a bigger, better, more complete wine this year than it was showing last year. Dense ruby/purple in color with notes of melted licorice, pain grille, blackberry, and smoke, this full-bodied wine has superb intensity, ripe tannin, good acidity, and a long, structured, but powerful and concentrated finish. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2025." Best 2011-2025
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