2008 Conn Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve 1.5L

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2008 Conn Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve

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Wine Advocate | 98

One of the few wineries to make a 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve that eclipsed its 2007 counterpart is Anderson's Conn Valley. A spectacular effort that is as black as a moonless night, this full-bodied wine boasts abundant aromas of creme de cassis, camphor and subtle oak presented in a voluptuously textured, full-bodied style with terrific richness and depth. Great intensity and opulence as well as a layered mouthfeel make for a remarkable wine that should age for 20-30+ years.

Drink Dates: 2010-2040
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 192

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Score: 92
Author: Southbound Union
Trust Rating: 93
Tasted On: 08/27/2013
www.myspace.com/southboundunion Had a fig component going on which wasn't very pleasant ... hope some bot age helps next bot
Score: 99
Author: Todd7
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 10/12/2012
OMG is this good juice. Fantastic out of the bottle. Big nose of mushroom and cedar. Refined tannins, smooth finish. I only wish I had more. A truly outstanding bottle of wine!
Score: 95
Author: Litig8tr
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 01/14/2012
I like to drink red wines young. Occaisionally, this requires me to plead guilty of opening a bottle too soon. Not so with this wine. It is ready to drink now. This is a Bordeaux blend that is virtually opaque. It has a nose and flavor of blackberries and black cherries. Very well balanced with smooth tannins. Robert Parker rates it 98 but I usually find his ratings too high. This is no exception. This is an outstanding wine but it is not a 98.

About This Producer


Nestled deep in Conn Valley, east of St. Helena and the Meadowood Resort, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyard remains an impressive, if not sometimes forgotten, source of very complex and potentially age worthy wines in Napa Valley. The vineyard produces beautifully rich, blackcurrant-flavored wines that have demonstrated stunning purity of flavor and aging potential while portraying a union of flamboyant Californian ripeness and Bordelais elegance and nuance.

Todd Anderson and winemaker Mac Sawyer initially put themselves on the map with their long-lived, estate Cabernet, but have expanded their repertoire to include Bordeaux tributes "Right Bank Cuvee" and Robert Parker-favorite "Eloge," which he calls "a distinct effort of first-growth quality."

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