2008 Chimney Rock Elevage
Proprietary Blend - 750ML
  • WE 93
  • WA 90
  • WS 90

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WE 93
Wine Enthusiast, March 2012
Absolutely delicious offering a flood of ripe sweet blackberry blueberry currant chocolate anise and spice flavors. Impressive for its savory power this blend of Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Verdot will easily... Absolutely delicious offering a flood of ripe sweet blackberry blueberry currant chocolate anise and spice flavors. Impressive for its savory power this blend of Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Verdot will easily ride out the next 8-10 years. S.H.
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2011
The estate's 2008 Elevage is a blend of Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Verdot. It shows good up-front fruit but I don't find the sheer personality of the estate's finest Cabernet Sauvignons here. Sweet dark berries... The estate's 2008 Elevage is a blend of Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Verdot. It shows good up-front fruit but I don't find the sheer personality of the estate's finest Cabernet Sauvignons here. Sweet dark berries licorice mint and flowers are nicely layered into the generous yet delicate finish. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2018.
WS 90
Wine Spectator, December 2011
Still young and tightly wound but offers appealing aromas of blackberry and violet with deep flavors of cherry tar and cigar box that are wrapped in ripe but stout tannins. Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Best... Still young and tightly wound but offers appealing aromas of blackberry and violet with deep flavors of cherry tar and cigar box that are wrapped in ripe but stout tannins. Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Best from 2014 through 2019. -TF
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Vintage 2008