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289 Ratings
Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon Stag's Leap District
$67.99 USD
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Winemaker's Notes

Lively is the first word that comes to mind. Mouth-watering juiciness at the front palate is followed by a palate coating middle. Tannins -- velvety as expected, with a long finish.

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    bright red fruit aromas...bing cherries come to mind. in tandom with the extroverted fruit...some sassy spices such as clove and even a hint of cinnamon. all of that layered with some vanilla and a hint of coffee bean.

    almost 5 years
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    had with steak. excellent. most $$$ bottle I have bought. see how compares with $15-25 cabs e.g. Kirkland Signature Series, Stag's Leap,2008 $17 ?

    almost 3 years
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    in box tasted at winery

    over 3 years
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    Very dry

    almost 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/25/2012
  • Decanter
    (From 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.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1990 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/94
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 6/08.