Wine Advocate | Rating: 912013 Cabernet Sauvignon Barrel Selection, a blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Merlot, offers a dense purple color, cassis, smoky barbecue background notes and a deep, round, juicy mouthfeel. Drink it over the next 15 or more years.Author: Robert Parker
Wine Spectator | Rating: 89Trim and understated, with dusty berry, cedary oak and dried herb notes presented in a well-balanced style, ending with fine-grained tannins. Drink now. 193 cases made.Author: James Laube
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Collector Data For This Wine
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