1997 Araujo Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard
Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ML

  • WA 92
  • IWC 92

Reg: $229.94

$219.94

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Reg: $229.94

$219.94

This product is
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WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2000
The 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard is a beauty. The healthy ruby/purple color is followed by classic unevolved but promising aromas of minerals cedar smoke and black currants. The wine is medium to full-bodied... The 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard is a beauty. The healthy ruby/purple color is followed by classic unevolved but promising aromas of minerals cedar smoke and black currants. The wine is medium to full-bodied with admirable purity a sweet lush mid-palate and ripe tannin in the finish. The top-notch 1997 is a classic restrained. Anticipated maturity: now-2020. Tel. (707) 942-6061; Fax (707) 942-6471
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2000
Full ruby-red. Expressive nose combines black raspberry currant black cherry chocolate tobacco and sandalwood. Lush and sweet but fresh with a firm edge of acidity giving shape to the flavors. Big and mouthfilling but not... Full ruby-red. Expressive nose combines black raspberry currant black cherry chocolate tobacco and sandalwood. Lush and sweet but fresh with a firm edge of acidity giving shape to the flavors. Big and mouthfilling but not at all heavy. The tannins are suave and fine. A bit dominated by the oak today. This wine is virtually always in an awkward stage about six months after the bottling says Bart Araujo although I recall that the '96 was atypically showy a year ago. 92(+?) points
Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Napa
Vintage 1997