Wine Advocate | Rating: 96The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard ratchets up the level of concentration. Charcoal embers, graphite, blackberry and blueberry notes, Christmas fruitcake and licorice are all present in the incredible bouquet of this forward and open-knit style of wine. Drink now-2035.Drink Dates: 2016-2035Author: Robert Parker
Wine Spectator | Rating: 94There's no mistaking the authority and presence of this youngster, which displays all the depth and complexity you might hope for while adding a measure of delicacy, finesse and textural suppleness, making this distinct and easy to enjoy. Drink now through 2034. 200 cases made.Drink Dates: 2017-2034Author: James Laube
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 56 bottles owned
- 15 collectors