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...
California Cabernet 2010, Alpha Omega Era Napa Valley
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Alpha Omega, Era, Napa Valley

Alpha Omega, Era, Napa Valley
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Stephen Brook 18 Pierre Mansour 18 Angela Mount 17.5
Toasty new oak, liquorice, tar and very ripe black fruit. Rich and silky, with fine underlying acidity and well-integrated oak and alcohol. A very cleverly made wine with a persuasive finish.
2014 - 2025