2003 Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ML
  • WA 95
  • IWC 93

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WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2005
The gorgeously proportioned flagship offering the 2003 Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon (aged 18 months in French oak; 550 cases produced) boasts a beautiful Chateau Margaux-like perfume of flowers creme de cassis graphite... The gorgeously proportioned flagship offering the 2003 Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon (aged 18 months in French oak; 550 cases produced) boasts a beautiful Chateau Margaux-like perfume of flowers creme de cassis graphite and subtle toasty oak. Beautifully textured rich and full-bodied as well as strikingly elegant and nuanced this beauty can be drunk now or cellared for 15+ years.
IWC 93
Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2006
Good ruby-red. Superripe aromas of currant and oaky caramel. Supple sweet and fresh with rather suave flavors of currant and black raspberry. Nicely integrated acidity and a floral element add verve. The fine-grained... Good ruby-red. Superripe aromas of currant and oaky caramel. Supple sweet and fresh with rather suave flavors of currant and black raspberry. Nicely integrated acidity and a floral element add verve. The fine-grained building tannins arrive late allowing the flavors to expand and linger. This was the first year when Chuck McMinn's high-tech winery was fully operational and winemaker Philippe Melka was able to vinify with 80% whole berries. The quality level here has reached a new standard with this vintage.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Vintage 2003