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2008 Quilceda Creek Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon Galitzine Vineyard Red Mountain
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95 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2011

(99% cabernet sauvignon with 1% merlot; all of the Quilceda Creek reds are aged in 100% new French oak):  Complex, expressive aromas and flavors of redcurrant, minerals, menthol, smoke and tobacco.  Fat, sweet and concentrated, with an almost liqueur-like ripeness to its highly concentrated, palate-saturating flavors.  This savory, chewy wine finishes with huge tannins that reach the incisors and lingering notes of blueberry and minerals.

98 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon built its reputation on Bordeaux's Left Bank. Here, in the district of Medoc, the varietal is the key component of blended wines that also may include some Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and even Malbec and Petit Verdot. Moving slightly south, Cabernet Sauvignon meets Merlot in roughly equal proportions in the red wines of Graves. In both of these Bordeaux regions, the top bottles...
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