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Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District
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Wine Description

(2000 Vintage) The cool spring of 1999 caused a low berry set for the Cabernet and, therefore a low yield. The Merlot yield was slightly higher, which explains the higher percentage in the blend. We fermented the wine slightly warmer than usual, which deepened the color and berry aroma. The wine is enjoyable now and will age gracefully over the next ten years. Color: Rich red. Aroma: Reminiscent of mulberries and complemented by vanilla and clove scents imparted by aging in French oak. Taste: Intense fruit ...

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    It was good but not great. I'm not sure if I stored at the right temperature.

    11 months
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  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/23/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/2015
  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/25/2012
  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 6/08.
  • Decanter
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 3/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Pronounced fruit intensity, ripe and expressive. Full bodied, good length and long finish. Drink 2009-12.