Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley
Refined and structured, with expressive dark berry and toasted clove aromas and richly layered plum, stony mineral and thyme flavors that gain depth toward polished tannins.
International Wine CellarRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 117, November/December 2004 ($80; includes 3% cabernet franc) Bright medium ruby. Explosive, pungent aromas of dark raspberry, baking spices and cocoa powder. Then fat, lush and deep, with powerful flavors of raspberry, minerals and baking chocolate. Began slightly clenched but expanded impressively with aeration to show a seductively plump texture. Finishes fat, minerally and very long, with big but fine-grai...
Wine AdvocateRating: (96-99) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 144 on Dec-02
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/04