Two Jakes of Diamonds Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
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@Kraxberger and some friends with a Lab Rat Report really wanted to like this On the nose: cherry, black cherry, blackberry, currant, and a little leather. A quick sip – cherry still leads, blackberry second, and the heat is quite prominent. No hint of minerality.
@winesmith is confident the wine just needs to settle down a bit from its recent journey This is the same wine I sell as the WineSmith '13 Cab, only with an additional couple of years in neutral oak and only bottled last month
@KNmeh7 has preconceived notions of what Cabernet should look like and taste like challenged. I like this wine very much. It should have many years left as it has been in open air for a day, and it is changing, but drinking wonderfully
@winesmith chats up daltons and barrel aging in this Note from the Vintner A barrel skin is essentially a reverse osmosis membrane, which is to say a small-porosity size-selective semi-permeable membrane.
@winesmith Acidity ruins the grace of Bordeaux varieties because it stimulates salivation and more on canopies, UV, TA, pyrazines, minerality and Mercedes.