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1998 Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cepages (half-bottle)
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1998 Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cepages (half-bottle)

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Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, and Petit Verdot are all aged two years in French and American oak, then blended to create this rich, Bordeaux-style wine.

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Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, and Petit Verdot are all aged two years in French and American oak, then blended to create this rich, Bordeaux-style wine.

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    rich cherry and raspberry, hints of cedar and forest floor, elegant tannins

    about 4 years
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  • Wine & Spirits
    This 250-acre estate was founded in 1973, passed from the original owners to Japanese drinks giants Suntory in 1984, and then to Beringer Blass in 1997. Cinq Ceacute;pages comprises the five Bordeaux grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon (76%), Merlot (10%), Cabernet Franc (8%), Malbec (4%) and Petit Verdot (2%). Winemaker Steve Reeder uses fruit from Alexander Valley, Sonoma Valley, Knights Valley and Dry Creek Valley. The 1996 was Wine of the Year 1999.
  • CellarTracker Community Tasting Notes
    Community Tasting Notes (average 89.3 pts. and median of 90 pts. in 48 notes)
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  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for United States-California: 85 (slightly worse than average year)

    Drinkability: drink now