Lot 187

SCHRADER CABERNET SAUVIGNON LPV. BECKSTOFFER LAS PIEDRAS VINEYARD 2013 (2) 94 WA SCHRADER CABERNET SAUVIGNON RBS BECKSTOFFER TO KALON VINEYARD 2013 (2) 98 WA


SCHRADER CABERNET SAUVIGNON LPV. BECKSTOFFER LAS PIEDRAS VINEYARD 2013 (2) NAPA VALLEY. THE 2013 CABERNET SAUVIGNON BECKSTOFFER LAS PIEDRAS VINEYARD LPV COMES FROM CLONE 337. THIS IS A RATHER EARTHY STYLE FOR A SCHRADER WINE, WITH LESS DRAMA AND FLAMBOYANCE, BUT GREAT FRUIT, A MORE MEATY, DUSTY STYLE WITH UNDERBRUSH AS WELL AS BLACKCURRANTS, WITH SPICY OAK. IT’S DENSE, FULL-BODIED AND PROMISES TO AGE NICELY FOR 20 MORE YEARS. OCTOBER 2015 94 WA SCHRADER CABERNET SAUVIGNON RBS BECKSTOFFER TO KALON VINEYARD 2013 (2) NAPA VALLEY. THE 2013 CABERNET SAUVIGNON RBS, ALSO FROM CLONE 337, BUT IN THIS CASE FROM THE BECKSTOFFER TO KALON VINEYARD, SHOWS AN ABSOLUTELY PERFECT 100-POINT NOSE OF RED, BLACK AND BLUE FRUITS, CHARCOAL, GRAPHITE AND FOREST FLOOR. IT HITS THE PALATE WITH A SEAMLESS INTEGRATION OF WOOD, TANNIN, ACIDITY AND ALCOHOL AND HAS TREMENDOUS OPULENCE AND PALATE PRESENCE IN ITS FULL-BODIED, LONG FINISH. ON AROMATICS ALONE, IT RATES A PERFECT SCORE, BUT I ENDED UP BEING SOMEWHAT CONSERVATIVE I SUPPOSE. IT SHOULD DRINK WELL FOR THREE DECADES AS WELL. OCTOBER 2015 98 WA 4 BTS. PER LOT $1,200 - $1,700




Price Realised: $1920



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