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2010 Quilceda Creek Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon Galitzine Vineyard Red Mountain
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95 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2013

(15.2% alcohol):  Good deep ruby-red.  Aromas of blackberry, black raspberry, cassis and coffee are complicated by sexy dark-chocolatey oak.  Fat, lush, sweet and outsized, showing an almost port-like quality to its dark fruit, licorice and graphite flavors.  More open-knit and Right Bank in style than the winery's flagship cabernet; today this is almost too big for the mouth.  But with its immediate sex appeal, suave dusting of ripe, pliant tannins, and outstanding breadth and length, this wine may out-pleasure the cabernet for the seven or eight years.

97 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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