1997 Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ML

  • WA 97
  • WS 92
  • ST 92

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WA 97
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2000
...The color is a saturated inky purple. The aromatics consist of lead pencil shavings minerals blackberries cassis and flowers. Extremely full-bodied with amazing purity mouth-coating richness sweet tannin and low... ...The color is a saturated inky purple. The aromatics consist of lead pencil shavings minerals blackberries cassis and flowers. Extremely full-bodied with amazing purity mouth-coating richness sweet tannin and low acidity it offers profound drinking even though it has not yet begun to develop secondary nuances...
WS 92
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, September 2000
Dense and chewy. A rich dark wine packed with loads of plum currant and black cherry. Turns spicy and cedary...
ST 92
Stephen Tanzer - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2015
Bright ruby-red. Highly aromatic nose combines briary blueberry and cassis, leather, tar, coffee and resiny oak, along with a faint pruney quality. Then high-pitched and sappy in the mouth, showing a powerful spine to its... Bright ruby-red. Highly aromatic nose combines briary blueberry and cassis, leather, tar, coffee and resiny oak, along with a faint pruney quality. Then high-pitched and sappy in the mouth, showing a powerful spine to its superconcentrated flavors of black cherry, cassis, game and flowers. The serious, firm tannins arrive late, allowing the wine's finishing perfume to build in the mouth. Steve Pride noted that this hot-year wine "was definitely pruney and stewy at the beginning," but this bottle was still full of life. Incidentally, most of the inventory of the '97 was lost in a fire in June of 2000 at the Frank-Rombauer facility (formerly Kornell Cellars) in Calistoga.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Napa
Vintage 1997