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2005 Spottswoode - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 750ml
2005 Spottswoode - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate
USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley
Red / Cabernet Sauvignon
2005 Spottswoode - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate
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Professional Reviews


International Wine Cellar Author: Stephen Tanzer Issue: Issue 138

($130) Good full ruby-red. Expressive nose offers cassis, minerals, violet and brown spices. Suave on entry, then supple, sweet and seamless in the middle, without any impression of weight. This boasts lovely inner-mouth energy and lift. The sweet tannins arrive late, allowing the dark fruit and floral flavors to expand in the mouth. A highly successful vintage for this wine.

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Wine Advocate Author: Robert Parker Issue: 174

The prodigious 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate may be Spottswoode's strongest effort since their superb 2002 and 2001. A deep ruby/purple color is accompanied by a classic bouquet of violets, graphite, blueberries, and creme de cassis with hints of licorice and cedar. Stunningly pure and elegant as well as substantial and authoritatively flavored, this is a long, rich, concentrated wine with the grace of a ballerina.

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Wine Spectator Author: James Laube Issue: Web

Tight and well-structured, with a firm, compact, dense mix of spicy currant, black cherry, plum and wild berry fruit that's pure and focused, revealing more subtle flavor nuances as this unfolds, along with depth and complexity.

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Community Reviews


Southbound Union Trust Rating: 93 Tasted On: 12/28/2012

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ckmiller Trust Rating: 96 Tasted On: 05/03/2012

David Jones Tasted On: 12/01/2009 Drink Dates: 2012-2025

2005: Still so remarkably primary, with a bit of sweetness floating in there amid lots of dusty black fruit. Spice cookie and energetic mineral on the palate. Might be pushing the ripeness a touch, but the tannins are so refined and integrated that it has both near- and long-term appeal. Drink: 2012-2025.


gd10102 Trust Rating: 81 Tasted On: 09/30/2009


vverse23 Tasted On: 03/30/2009

Rich, took a while to open up but worth the wait. Balanced, stately.

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