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2005 Sterling Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
10 Ratings
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10 Ratings
2005 Sterling Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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    dudestranded

    bouquet of aged oak, black currents, plum and honey. deep purple almost brown. dark opaque. opens fruitful and spicy. well balanced, short but sweet yet woodsy finish. light-medium bodied, watery. spicy kick increases with sitting. drank 08/10.

    over 3 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    patty brought over not sure about price

    about 4 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    Trausti really likes.

    almost 5 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    Very nice

    over 3 years
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    bradt304

    BIN 4

    over 4 years
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    "Dark ruby in color, the Cabernet Sauvignon opens to spicy notes of raspberry and black cherry with hints of cedar and toasty oak rounding out the nose. Flavors of briar, blackberries, raspberries, hints of roasted coffee and an earthy, savory spiciness coat the palate, and lead to a long, elegant finish. These wonderful flavors and the wine's smooth, mouth-filling tannins make this wine a perfect accompaniment to barbecued steaks and lamb chops, as well as richer pasta dishes and ripe cheeses." ...
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for United States-California: 95 (slightly better than average year)

    Drinkability: too young, let it sit