1997 Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 750ML
  • WS 94
  • CG 93
  • WA 93
  • IWC 91

Reviews for 1997 Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon

WS 94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2001
Elegantly framed with rich appealing herb currant chocolate and black cherry flavor that's complex and concentrated finishing with firm well-integrated tannins...
CG 93
Connoisseurs' Guide - Connoisseur's Guide, April 2007
There is drama aplenty in this deep, complex, sturdy wine. As it reaches into its tenth year, its blatant fruit is fading but its underlying solidity is going to keep it going for years to come. It also shows faint hints... There is drama aplenty in this deep, complex, sturdy wine. As it reaches into its tenth year, its blatant fruit is fading but its underlying solidity is going to keep it going for years to come. It also shows faint hints of mushroom and cedar, and those aspects can be expected to grow over time. We would expect it to be very good condition for the next five to eight years, but it will need to be tracked during that period to see how it shapes up for the longer haul and to see if it lives up to its three-decade structure. Not previously reviewed.
WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2000
...a model of symmetry and grace deftly married with super concentrated blueberry blackberry and cassis flavors infused with subtle new wood. This medium to full-bodied seamless youthful beauty...
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2000
...Sweeter deeper aromas of boysenberry blackberry licorice bitter chocolate and espresso. Lusher and more layered in the mouth; sweetness nicely leavened by sound acidity. More ripeness and material apparent on the... ...Sweeter deeper aromas of boysenberry blackberry licorice bitter chocolate and espresso. Lusher and more layered in the mouth; sweetness nicely leavened by sound acidity. More ripeness and material apparent on the generous back end.