1999 St Jean, Chateau Cinq Cepages
Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ML

  • WS 95
  • JR 93
  • WA 90

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WS 95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 2002
Gorgeous Cabernet offering a mix of ripe rich fleshy currant and blackberry fruit with hints of herb olive and sage. Finishes with a firm structured backbone and ripe tannins giving it depth and richness...
JR 93
Jancis Robinson - Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, August 2007
Has the chocolate-covered cherry character so true to Cinq Cepages, along with a dusty, meaty, licorice and tar character for great complexity. Minerals, too. Subtle oak texture, fine-grain tannins and very crisp acidity... Has the chocolate-covered cherry character so true to Cinq Cepages, along with a dusty, meaty, licorice and tar character for great complexity. Minerals, too. Subtle oak texture, fine-grain tannins and very crisp acidity. Aging estimation may be conservative. 18/20
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2002
While the 13000-case cuvee of 1999 Cinq Cepages (76% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Merlot 8% Cabernet Franc 4% Malbec and 2% Petit Verdot) is not as prodigious as the 1997 or 1996 it is potentially outstanding. This New World... While the 13000-case cuvee of 1999 Cinq Cepages (76% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Merlot 8% Cabernet Franc 4% Malbec and 2% Petit Verdot) is not as prodigious as the 1997 or 1996 it is potentially outstanding. This New World version of a high class St.-Emilion boasts an opaque ruby/purple color in addition to a sweet bouquet of licorice dried herbs tobacco smoke black cherries and cassis. It is medium to full-bodied with a lovely texture admirable complexity and a long finish. The question mark relates to the notion of elevated dry tannin in the finish...
Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Sonoma
Vintage 1999