Napa and Sonoma Cabernet 2009: panel tasting results
Alexander Valley Vineyards, Alexander School Reserve, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 18 Yohann Jousselin MS 16 David Motion 17
Herbal nose with blackcurrant, damsons, mint,toasty oak and coffee beans. Elegant, solid, but not heavy, has structure and acidity to carry it through to a long finish. A bit gawky, but should improve with age.
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