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2013 HALL Cabernet Sauvignon Sacrashe Vineyard Exzellenz

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / NAPA
  • 100 WA
  • Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon

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SKU: 303610-2013-750

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    The last Hall wine I saw from bottle was the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Exzellenz. This hails from the foothills of Rutherford and refers to Kathryn Hall's ambassadorship to Austria between 1997 and 2001. A prodigious wine with beautiful floral notes intermingled with blueberry, blackberry, black raspberry and graphite, the wine hits the palate with a full-bodied force, but nothing seems pushed, cloying or out of sync. Gorgeously pure blue and black fruits cascade over the palate, a full-bodied presentation with remarkable purity and complexity. The finish is a good 45-50 seconds, and while there is significant tannin, the extravagance of the fruit and glycerin generally conceal it. This is a remarkable, one-of-a-kind, world class Cabernet Sauvignon that should prove compelling for at least another 30-40+ years. While an old geezer like me could commit infanticide and drink it now, most more rational and intelligent people should give this wine 5-7 years of bottle age and drink it over the following half-century or so.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating:

    Drink Dates: 2018-2028
    Author: TBogey
  • Self | Rating:

    Drink Dates: 2023-2023
    Author: Andrew

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 48 bottles owned
  • 25 collectors