International Wine Cellar
Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 156
Full red. Aromas of strawberry, cherry, mocha, crushed rock and lead pencil, lifted by nuances of violet and licorice. Tighter and higher-pitched than the Ark and not currently showing as much silkiness of texture, with distinctly darker fruit flavors and musky minerality. Best today on the rising finish, which features lush, broad tannins and an utterly seamless texture. The least sweet and expressive of these 2008s today, but with outstanding cellaring potential.
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Author: Antonio Galloni
The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Few and Far Between is a huge wine bursting with ripe red fruit, flowers, spices, licorice and tobacco. Today the 2008 comes across as relatively soft and accessible despite its size. I have little doubt the 2008 will be better in another year or two, but it is already hugely delicious.
Trust Rating: 87
Tasted On: 05/05/2013
Drink Dates: 2013-2033
Tasted On: 11/25/2011
Reminded me of a Schrader. Pure hedonism in a bottle. Smooth and supple with a black cherry core that adds nuances of pencil lead and tobacco with air.
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