(1998 Vintage) 58% Cabernet Sauvignon 42% Merlot aged 20 months in French oak barrels The 1998 J. Daniel Cuvée is a proprietary red blend made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The wine represents a sumptuous bouquest of cedar, cassis and cherry flavors. This medium body, succulent, effort reveals admirable purity and symmetry and a soft finish of polished tannins .
Wine Advocate(1998 Vintage) Rating: (89-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 126 on Jan-00
Wine Spectator(1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/01
Wine Spectator(2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/15/2012