2008 Hundred Acre - Cabernet Sauvignon The Ark Vineyard 750ml

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2008 Hundred Acre - Cabernet Sauvignon The Ark Vineyard
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Reviews For This Wine


 
International Wine Cellar | 95

(15.5% alcohol): Bright red-ruby. Sexy aromas of raspberry, redcurrant, mocha, toffee, spices, smoke and minerals. Plush on entry, then thick in the middle but with surprising acidity framing and lifting the smooth red fruit and toffee flavors. Boasts compelling breadth and palate presence. Wonderfully fine-grained, extract-rich cabernet with an unflagging finish. Like a liquid confection but with plenty of supporting structure for long aging.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 156

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Wine Advocate | 97-99

The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Ark Vineyard, a larger site on Howell Mountain, possesses a dense ruby/purple color as well as an extraordinary nose of spring flowers intermixed with blueberries, black raspberries, wet rocks and spice box. Deep, full-bodied, rich and intense, this gorgeous effort again demonstrates what brilliant winemaking and a top-notch terroir can produce.

Drink Dates: 2010-2030
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 192

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Wine Spectator | 95

Beautifully done in an ultraripe style. Gushing, with a jammy berry pie mix of wild berry, blackberry and raspberry flavors that are complex and supple. Full-bodied, gaining depth and richness on the long, persistent, tapered finish, which echoes black licorice, loamy earth and spice.

Drink Dates: 2011-2021
Author: James Laube


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Score: 96
Author: Anonymous Author
Tasted On: 07/19/2014
Score: 96
Author: Fabroni
Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 03/03/2013
Score: 95
Author: Anonymous Author
Trust Rating: 92
Tasted On: 09/06/2012
Drink Dates: 2011-2021
Score: 95
Author: JLANDAULA
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 08/31/2012
Drink Dates: 2012-2021
Beautifully done in an ultraripe style. Gushing, with a jammy berry pie mix of wild berry, blackberry and raspberry flavors that are complex and supple. Full-bodied, gaining depth and richness on the long, persistent, tapered finish, which echoes black licorice, loamy earth and spice. Drink now through 2021. 925 cases made.
Score: 96
Author: Adriel L
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 09/12/2011
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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