"This stunning Cabernet Sauvignon first captivates with its dark purple depths, and then intrigues with a flowery bouquet of violets, wild black berries, plums and Asian spice. Layer upon layer, you experience its full body, supple elegance, finesse, perfect balance and Bordeaux style structure. This complex, classic beauty is smooth as silk with a warm, smoky, chocolate finish ...lingering, lingering...yummmm..." -Winery
Truth be told, this wine is simply a chip off the old block. It has the volume and richness of its partner and even shares a touch of earth and green edges with its mate. Full and supple with the expe...
Robert Parker(2008 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/17/2011
Robert Parker(2003 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 168
Wine Advocate(2003 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06
Robert Parker(2001 Vintage) "Reminiscent of a great vintage of Chateau Margaux, Clark-Claudon's 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate boasts notes of flowers, graphite, black currants, raspberries, and plums. This tannic, backward 2001 possesses a Bordeaux-like structure as well as a deep, rich, full-bodied personality. Still playing it close to the vest, give it 3-4 more years of bottle age and drink it over the following two decades."