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101 Ratings
Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon California
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Wine Details

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2001 Vintage) Aromas of blackberry and blackcurrant liqueur, black plum and chocolate. Juicy, penetrating and brooding, yet at the same time sweet and seamless. High-pitched, highly concentrated flavors of black fr...

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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: (98-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 99/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 157
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2007 Vintage) Good full, bright ruby. Precise aromas of blackberry, minerals, menthol, cedar and slate. Supple and suave, with a slightly high-toned quality to the dark berry and bitter chocolate flavors. A real crushed-berry bomb, with good acid cut and supple broad tannins. Steve Pride noted that this wine was more aggressive in the mid-rsquo;90s; the winery introduced a gentler destemmer with vintage 2008 and is now pressing the fruit more gently. Therersquo;s now less in the way of oak tannins in the finished wines, he added.
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 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 ...