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1997 Robert Young Estate Winery, Scion, Alexander Valley

Producer: Robert Young Vineyards
Vintage: 1997
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin: United States, California, Sonoma North
Appellation: Alexander Valley
Date tasted: 14 January 2004
Price when tasted: US$50 (£35)

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Tasting notes

14/01/2004

<li> a top class Bordeaux-style blend <li> ultra ripe and ready to drink <li>58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc <br><br> This gorgeous, stunning, if high-priced, Bordeaux-style wine, reinforces the view that California's post-phy

01/09/2001

Gorgeous, stunning, if high priced, Bordeaux-style wine with aromas of black fruits, spice and sweet, subtle oak. Super supple, with finely grained tannins and polish. Enjoy now or cellar for a decade by which time it will be a mature beauty.

<li> a top class Bordeaux-style blend <li> ultra ripe and ready to drink <li>58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc <br><br> This gorgeous, stunning, if high-priced, Bordeaux-style wine, reinforces the view that California's post-phy

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