Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, California

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
California, Usa

$19.95 (738823)

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Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Liberty School is popular, very flavourful and quite complex, but I find it a bit sweet and soupy. The nose is very...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

There's lots of sweet raisined fruit here on the nose and the palate, while the alcohol is quite high and acid...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

I have never been able to understand why this simple wine is so popular. Maybe it is the sweet raisined fruit on the...

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Community Reviews (7)

The Real Johnson
The Real Johnson

This is a really nice, well-priced, middle of the road Cab Sauv. It's got plenty of blackberry notes that balance oak influences. It goes very well with barbecued meats.
Incidentally, spilled Liberty School looks a lot like blood and can cause quite a great deal of confusion if you happen to spill a bottle on a mattress the same week your daughter goes missing.
While this is the same bottle that caused me considerable grief, it's also the only thing that got me through the subsequent trial. One of my faves.

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Jason Chenier
Jason Chenier

Okay, but there are much better cabernet sauvignons available for the price.

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Damian  Espinase
Damian Espinase

Garnet in color with light staining legs, odd for Cabernet yet holding true to the hot climate=overripe low pigment. Raisinated fruit, chocolate and alcohol. Slightly porty. Plummy alcoholic palate with a disjointed acidity and oak on the attack. Brief finish. Not sure of the value and popularity at $19. I can understand the attraction to this wine from the coolers and sweet cocktail crowd as a gateway wine.

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