Napa and Sonoma Cabernet 2009: panel tasting results

Napa and Sonoma Cabernet 2009, Spottswoode
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Spottswoode, St Helena, Napa Valley
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 18.5 Yohann Jousselin MS 17 David Motion 16.5
Sumptuous, stylish oaky, blackcurrant fruit on the nose with coffee bean and nutmeg. Excellent balance and great lift. Zesty, pure, long and spicy, with no rough edges but plenty of poise and complexity on the finish. Has great ageing potential.
Price POA Domaine Direct
Drink 2014–2030
Alc 14.5%