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2004 Araujo - Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Notes

The mission statement reads, in part, "To produce organically grown fruit and with this fruit make a singular wine of the highest caliber and distinction." By all accounts, Bart and Daphne Araujo are succeeding magnificently. The flagship wine, the Cabernet Sauvignon from their own Eisele Vineyards, is hailed by critics and desired by consumers in every vintage. Though first planted to Zinfandel... More »

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95
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2011-2024 VF: 2006-2019
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 132
Author Johnnymd
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.574%
Tasted On 07/23/2014
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Author PLevensohn
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.26%
Tasted On 07/25/2011
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Author David 429
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.718%
Tasted On 11/16/2010
Drink Dates 2010-2030

Deep almost black in color, beautiful nose of berries, cassis and leather, thick almost port like with soft well integrated tannins and a long finish, almost one minute.

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Author juglum
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.196%
Tasted On 10/03/2009
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Author Derald L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 68.75%
Tasted On 06/11/2009
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Author qiiidad
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 11/07/2008

wow...put together beautifully...super long finish..great fruit

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Author Daniel B
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.286%
Tasted On 11/20/2007
Drink Dates 2013-2018

Deeply colored with aromas of cocoa, scant warm minerals, caramel, and cherries. While the nose lacks complexity, the wine really expands in the mouth with enjoyable sweet chocolate and cherry flavors. Length is good but the initial pop on the palate fades quicker than expected. A user friendly Araujo Cabernet that is not really designed to be a long distance runner. Like many Cabs from this hot vintage it lacks some structure. As good as this Cabernet is, I must admit its a let down compared to the 2001, 2002, and 2003. Tasted from a half bottle. 14.6% alcohol. This wine can be enjoyed now with great relish but a cellar snooze of about six years is likely needed for the wine to reach maturity.

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