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1995 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Columbia Valley (750ml)

SKU: 979883-0220-114
United States
"89 out of 100 - Aromatically, the ruby-colored 1995 Cabernet Sauvignon reveals a blast of chocolate syrup covered cherry ice cream, caramel, coconut, cassis liqueur, and mint-julep. This medium-to-full-bodied, silky-textured, rich, and candied wine offers loads of super-ripe red and black berry fruit as well as boatloads of pepper and Asian spices. Drink it over the next 4-5 years. I love drinking Leonetti's wines, especially when they are young. Figgins' offerings consistently qualify as some of the world's best drinking reds. They are candied oak bombs that satisfy my cravings for uninhibited pleasure. However, having tasted through a number of older releases, I do not believe these wines can be considered ageworthy. With time the explosive sultriness of the fruit and copious oak spices lose their exuberant youthful qualities. The wines, while still extremely pleasurable to drink, do taste more subtle, but this restraint makes them less interesting and fun. For example, when young the 1989 Cabernet Sauvignon Seven Hills Reserve was the sexiest, sultriest, and most hedonistically pleasurable Cabernet I had ever put to my lips. My score at the time was in the upper-90s, today, after time has tamed the wine, I rate it a 90 - still outstanding and pleasurable, but no longer mind-bog(more...)
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