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2013 Myriad Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane

  • 98 WA
  • 91 WS
  • Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon
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SKU: 320367-2013-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 91

    A robust yet charming effort, with dark berry, mocha, licorice, cedary oak, dried herb and graphite flavors. Turns supple and caressing midpalate before the tannins weigh in.
    Author: James Laube
  • Vinous | Rating: 94

    Firm tannins give the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Elysian much of its energy and drive. Interestingly, this parcel saw eight days more of hang time than the block Mike Smith uses for his straight Dr. Crane Cabernet bottling. Rich, intense and vibrant to the core, the 2013 is all about energy today. I can't wait to taste this again next year. There is plenty of potential.
    Author: Antonio Galloni
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 98

    The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard tastes like a California version of a La Mission Haut-Brion. Blueberry and blackberry fruit, wet gravel, crushed-rock notes and white flowers are followed by a full-bodied, elegant wine - with not the level of concentration of the Georges III, but with seemingly more ethereal and sublime subtleties and nuances. This is a stunner with sweet tannin that is beautifully, rich full and long. It should drink well for 20-25 years.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Not as good as others
    Author: Vivek M61

California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like Staglin, Beringer, Ridge, Mayacamas and Chateau Montelena in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 34 bottles owned
  • 15 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 92
    (Out of 15 collectors)