2006 Hundred Acre - Cabernet Sauvignon The Ark Vineyard 750ml

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2006 Hundred Acre - Cabernet Sauvignon The Ark Vineyard
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Reviews For This Wine


 
International Wine Cellar | 95

($250; 15.5% alcohol) Good deep red-ruby. Knockout claret-like aroma of currant, tobacco, mocha, licorice and loam. Sweet and lush, with lovely energy and a distinctly rocky mineral character contributing to the wine's suave impression. Finishes firmly tannic, bright and spicy, with terrific persistence. Jayson Woodbridge started picking his home vineyard on October 12, ultimately making five passes through the vines.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 144

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Wine Advocate | 96

More tannin and earthiness are apparent in the 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Ark Vineyard. Last year, this wine revealed considerable softness, but that has morphed into a more delineated, beautifully dense, full-bodied Cabernet with dazzling fragrance and glycerin in addition to an extravagant fruit character.

Drink Dates: 2008-2028
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 180

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Wine Spectator | 93

Firm, ripe and structured, displaying a medley of rich currant, black cherry and wild berry fruit, with touches of mineral and sage and hints of anise and tobacco. Firms up on the finish, yet there's a complex push of Cabernet fruit and a pleasant mocha oak flavor that adds a nice dimension.

Drink Dates: 2010-2017
Author: James Laube


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Score: 95
Author: Matt O
Drink Dates: 2010-2018
Score: 96
Author: Ronn L
Trust Rating: 89
Tasted On: 02/18/2014
Drink Dates:
Score: 96
Author: cloudon
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 09/29/2013
Fantastic bottle, showing very well now but will continue to age. Gripping taninic structure with complexities that continued to wow as the wine opened up. Layers of mineral, earth, leather, cassis, dark fruit, and mocha. Fantastic and need more
Score: 93
Author: DrinkBeHappy
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 09/07/2013
Drink Dates: 2010-2018
Score: 95
Author: Adriel L
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 06/19/2011
Delicate and rounded with no harsh edges.
More Vintages and Sizes of Hundred Acre - Cabernet Sauvignon The Ark Vineyard:

2011 (750ml)

About This Producer


In 1998 Jayson Woodbridge released his first vintage, one Cabernet, made from his own 10-acre Kayli Morgan Vineyard. The goal was to create a "Right Bank" style Cabernet from those clay soils. With the second vintage, he earned scores in the mid-90s and sold the wine for double the previous vintage. In addition to the Cabernet Sauvignon Kayli Morgan Vineyard, Woodbridge produces a Howell Mountain Cabernet from The Ark Vineyard and a single-vineyard Shiraz from his Ancient Way Vineyard in Barossa Valley.

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