2010 Schrader - Cabernet Sauvignon RBS Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard 750ml

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2010 Schrader - Cabernet Sauvignon RBS Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard

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Wine Advocate | 99

Flirting with perfection, the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard RBS from clone 337 was aged in new Darnajou barrels (80%) and the rest in new Taransaud barrels. There were 410 cases produced, which is several hundred cases less than the production in 2012. An unbelievable red wine, it boasts an inky/purple color as well as abundant notes of charcoal, white chocolate, toast, new saddle leather, blueberries, blackberries, creme de cassis and licorice. As the wine sits in the glass, some chocolaty, smoky elements also emerge. This virtually perfect Cabernet Sauvignon has been flawlessly made and should age effortlessly for 25-30+ years.

Drink Dates: 2013-2043
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 209

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Wine Spectator | 96

Combines power with finesse, though at this point the torque wins out, pushing this into overdrive. Tiers of spice, flowers and dark and red berry, with notes of licorice, flow before the tannins clamp down, giving the wine a chewy aftertaste. Ends with a teasing lift.

Drink Dates: 2016-2030
Author: James Laube


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Score: 94
Author: Jeffrey M989
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 03/02/2014
Good to very good. Nice classic Schrader flavor profile. Maybe a little disappointing, but I couldn't wait any longer
Score: 96
Author: Johnnymd
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 01/22/2014
Very concentrated velvety dark fruit. Low acidity and long finish. Tastes like a Washington state Cab such as Sheridan, but with a little more finesse and higher price.
More Vintages and Sizes of Schrader - Cabernet Sauvignon RBS Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard:

2011 (750ml)
2009 (750ml)
2008 (750ml)
2006 (750ml)
2005 (750ml)

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Schrader's mission statement is essentially one where their 30-year leases on vineyard parcels give them the ability to present a specific clonal study of Cabernet Sauvignon from three highly desired clones (4, 6, and 337) grown within a single vineyard. The bottom line is that with their production averages about 1,600 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon, the wines do have subtle differences, but most importantly, all of them are extraordinary in quality - among the finest Cabernets in California. Fred Schrader and his wife, Carol, hired Thomas Brown to make these wines.

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