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2008 Scarecrow - M Etain Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Rutherford - Red

USA - California - Napa - Rutherford

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Notes

Sourced from the 60-year-old vines off Bret Lopez's JJ Cohn Vineyard in Rutherford, and made by Celia Welch, this wine became a legend in just three short years. The vines were planted in 1945 by JJ Cohn (Lopez's Grandfather) in response to neighbor and Inglenook Manager John Daniel's post-war behest to plant vines to service the coming demand. These original St. George-rooted, non-trellised "old... More »

Score
94
Drink Dates
Comm: 2011-2017 VF: 2010-2023
Bid
2 for sale
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Author Daddy
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.429%
Tasted On 01/18/2014

Opens with black currant, follows with vanilla and mint. Dark brooding purple in the glass, wonderful aroma. A very well made wine, still a bit young and will probably improve for about 5 more years. Distinctive in flavor profile, and elegant.

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Author Dougobrick
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.364%
Tasted On 12/18/2013

needs air time

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Author jsp2000
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.161%
Tasted On 12/21/2012
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Author Wombat
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Tasted On 12/24/2011

Full bodied and cavernous in depth, mellow lingering resonance, leading out to a succinct finish. Masculine.

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Author Rafa Wine
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.496%
Tasted On 12/09/2011
Drink Dates 2011-2017

One of the highest alcohol levels I have seen in a cab. Sitting right around 15% this beautiful California flagship Cab Sauv leaves little to the imagination. After a good hour in the decanter the softness of the berries shined through. Almost no tannic or acidic qualities which is nice for today but could hurt the juice in 10 years. I would definitely say the price tag can scae some people but if you can buck up and get a bottle do it. Besides you can always buy more Sloan or Screaming eagle if this doesnt satisfy your Cab side.

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Author Anon
Site / Blog Trust Rating 95.161%
Tasted On 08/27/2011

Decided to try this as the 09 offering showed up. Really great wine. Supple and smooth tannins and a great finish. Dark berry and jam flavor profile. Excellent wine that drinks well now and will age for a few years.

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Author BoxsterVino
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.791%
Tasted On 08/05/2011

Wow. Pure. Napa. Cab. Rutherford dust, extra long finish. One left...5 years.

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