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$289.62Details
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2005 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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94
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2012-2024 VF: 2007-2020
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 138
Author JLANDAULA
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.721%
Tasted On 08/31/2012
Drink Dates 2012-2018

Smooth, rich and savory, with dried currant, wild berry and black cherry fruit that has a dusty, savory herb and underbrush flavor that adds complexity, ending with a pretty burst of ripe fruit. This grows on you. Best from 2011 through 2018. 2,600 cases made.

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Author fred2288
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90.943%
Tasted On 07/15/2012
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Drank along with the '03. The '05 was much better!

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Author CBS Wine
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.304%
Tasted On 06/15/2012
Drink Dates 2012-2025
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Author David 429
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.667%
Tasted On 04/17/2012
Drink Dates 2012-2030

DARK RUBY RED WITH A GORGEOUS NOSE OF BLACKBERRIES AND CASSIS, SOFT WELL INTEGRATED TANNINS WITH A WONDERFUL LONG LASTING FINISH. BOTTLE DECANTED FOR 4 HOURS PRIOR TO CONSUMPTION.

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Author Bud2123
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.531%
Tasted On 05/31/2011
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Author Johnnymd
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.553%
Tasted On 12/23/2009

Plenty of fruit but tight and tannic. Better next day.

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Author PLevensohn
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.26%
Tasted On 03/01/2009
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Superb-- this vintage will age extremely well, the fruit was full in the mouth, not tannic, and the nose was refined

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Author Adriel L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.794%
Tasted On 11/08/2008
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Classification of Napa
Recently the Finnish publication FINE Wine Magazine has attempted to classify Napa Valley wines akin to the 1855 Classification of Bordeaux. View the article here: "Napa Valley Classification." Since then, there has been much...


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