2002 Abreu - Madrona Ranch (Cabernet Sauvignon) 750ml

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Professional Reviews For This Wine

Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

The 2002 Madrona Ranch possesses an opaque blue/purple color as well as an extraordinary, enveloping, massive aromatic profile consisting of spring flowers, charcoal, lead pencil shavings, blueberries, raspberries and blackberry liqueur. In the mouth, there is sensational texture, full-bodied intensity, and terrific freshness, precision and vibrancy, despite what is undeniably a massive, rich, intense wine that should age well for another 25-35 years. The 2001s were about as profound as I have ever tasted from Abreu, but the 2002s may be even sexier since they are slightly more evolved.

Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 201

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Collector Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 100
Author: tiberite
Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 01/03/2010
Drink Dates: 2010-2025
Site Blog: mac_h

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Rating: 99
Author: Conrad K
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 12/30/2008
Drink Dates: 2008-2025
Wow. This is a wonderful blend of blackberry, licorice and spice on the nose and palate. The tannins are just beginning to absorb the fruit at this point. The wine is seamless on the palate and promises to get even better with time.

Rating: 98
Author: Jim B556
Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 05/29/2010

1 of 1 people found this review useful.

Rating: 97
Author: Anonymous Author
Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 11/09/2012
Drink Dates: 2014-2030
Popped the cork and decanted for 2 hours. The wine is a beautiful and very deep ruby red. It's massively big, jammy, hints of berry, spicy and a taste lasting easily a minute plus. The wine is structurally deep, well balanced but it's still a bit young and needs a few more years in the bottle to fully develop. Give this wine a rest and open it in 3 to 5 more years and it will be outstanding. This wine has serious potential to develop into something very special and all it needs is more time to develop. I loved it.

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Average rating: 100, based on 5 reviews
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785 bottles owned by 242 collectors.

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About This Producer

If you adhere to the premise that great wine begins in the vineyard, then you have to admire the influence David Abreu has had on the ultra-premium wine industry. His impact began in the 1980s when he founded Abreu Vineyards after graduating from the Viticulture and Enology program at UC Davis. His reputation was enhanced through the success of his vineyard management company, and he became one of the most sought-after viticulture consultants. Famous clients include Blankiet, Staglin, Colgin, Bryant, Araujo and many others. His own wines reflect his expert vineyard management skills and innate ability to translate the grapes' excellence into stunning wine. Abreu also produces a proprietary red blend called Rothwell Hyde.

See other similar producers: Bryant Family Vineyards, David Arthur Vineyards, Araujo Estate Wines

Wine Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is perhaps the world's best known red variety, with its full-bodied, intense profile. An offspring of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, it is the primary grape of Bordeaux's Left Bank (Medoc and Graves regions) and the Napa Valley, but can be found growing all over the world. Typical descriptors for Cabernet Sauvignon are cassis, cedar, mint, black pepper, eucalyptus, and pencil lead.

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