Brandlin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Mount Veeder, Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
California, Usa

$54.95 (340513)

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March 05, 2016

Critic Reviews (1)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

This walks a lovely mid-point between two styles of Napa Cabernet. It is neither stark nor blowsy, currant-focused or...

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Michael Loken
Michael Loken

Despite being a California Cab, this wine showed a nice sharpness and level of acidity. Upon opening, there was a significant amount of alcohol (acetone?) on the nose, but that dissipated quickly as the wine had time to breathe. What was left was a wine that showed some black fruit and coffee flavours in a nice balance with a strong backbone of tannin that kept everything together.

Tasted blind at a Beefsteak and Burgundy Club event, May 2016.

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