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2004 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon - 750 ml

99
RP

Product ID: 36471-750-AI
Availability: Out of Stock
Vintage: 2004
Format: 750 ml
Color: Red
Country: US
Producer: Quilceda Creek
Rating: 99 RP
Region: Washington
Type of Wine: Washington Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Description: The 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon contains 3% Merlot and 1% Cabernet with the wine sourced from the Champoux, Klipsun, and Taptiel Vineyards. It was aged for 22 months in 100% new French oak. There are 3400 cases produced, most of it sold through the winery's mailing list and the rest in a handful of markets. Opaque purple-colored, it delivers a remarkable array of aromas including pain grille, violets, pencil lead, truffle, Asian spices, black currant, and blueberry. This leads to a lustrous, layered, velvet-textured wine with gobs of spicy, ripe black fruits and beautifully integrated oak, tannin, and acidity. The long, pure finish goes on for well over a minute. It will evolve for a decade and drink well through 2045. I was able to retaste the 2001, 2002, and 2003 vintages and can only say that Monsieur Rovani's notes and scores are right on the bulls-eye.

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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