104 Ratings
Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon California
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Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) Super-concentrated nose of blackberry, kirsch, moist tobacco, subtle incense and sandalwood really light up the senses. The 2013 equally delivers on the palate, with density, persistence, structure and superb concentration of flavor. This is a prodigious wine, one of the best cabernet sauvignons I can recall us making. The stuffing on this will allow it to age beyond any of our lifespans. Nonetheless, the considerable tannins are velvety and the wine pleasurably rolls around the mouth even at this young age (bottled in July 2015). Classic Pride Mountain flavors of dark ripe berries, a range of baking spice nuances, cedar and mocha.

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Dec-06 Intensely aromatic and redolent of raspberries, cassis, cocoa and touches of loam, this very rich and powerful young wine follows through with wonderfully concentrated flavors that are every bit as big and fully filled as expected. Although its sheer sense of mass and immediacy will hold it in reasonable stead as a near-term partner to meats on the bone, it has the strength and the structure to ...
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: (96-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 157 on Feb-05
  • Robert Parker
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 162
  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/20/2014