Californian Cabernet 2010: panel tasting results

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A fresh, elegant and charming Californian Cabernet vintage that should have fans of Bordeaux rushing to their merchants - if only the wines were more readily available and affordable. See the top 45 wines including 4 recommended Outstanding here...
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California Cabernet 2010, Diamond Creek Vineyards Gravelly Meadow Diamond Mountain District Napa Valley
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Diamond Creek Vineyards, Volcanic Hill, Diamond Mountain District, Napa Valley

Diamond Creek Vineyards, Volcanic Hill, Diamond Mountain District, Napa Valley
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Stephen Brook 17.5 Pierre Mansour 18.5 Angela Mount 16.5
Serious, earthy, distinctive nose with a real sense of place. The palate is rich, supple and surprisingly soft but has compensating intensity and lift. Fantastic texture and length.
Price: £123.58 Vineyard Cellars
Drink 2014–2030
Alc 14.1%