1993 Araujo Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard Napa MAGNUM

Share on Facebook

1993 Araujo Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard Napa MAGNUM image

(96 Points) As I reported last year, the 1993 Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard is a spectacular wine from a vintage that has consistently received unfavorable press (particularly from the Wine Spectator). It seems to me that if the 1993 vintage were taken out of the context of the historical succession of outstanding years in the nineties, and put in the eighties, qualitatively, 1993 would tower over the likes of 1987, 1985, or 1984. The Eisele Vineyard 1993 Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the half dozen or so candidates for wine of the vintage. I have tasted it three times out of bottle, once rating it as high as 98, but never less than 96. It is a mind-boggling Cabernet Sauvignon that is remarkably well-balanced for its size and intensity. The color is an opaque purple, and the nose offers up smoky, chocolatey, blackcurrant, licorice, and mineral scents. On the palate, the wine reveals fabulous density, concentration, sweetness of fruit as well as tannin, and a 30-40 second finish. Although there is a high percentage of new oak, this wine has completely soaked it up, a testament to its extract and concentration of fruit. While the wine displays a certain precociousness, unusual for a 1993, there is plenty of tannin lurking in the finish, but it is well-concealed by the wine's exceptional richness. This beauty is destined to age effortlessly for 20-25 years. Wine Advocate # 108, December 1996


  • List Price: $750.00

  • Sale Price: $600.00

Quantity in Stock: 2

add to cart

Share on Facebook

continue shopping

Customers who bought this also bought:

  1. 2011 Pride Reserve Cabernet Sonoma/Napa - No tasting notes at this time. ...
  2. 1985 Beaulieu Cabernet Sauvignon George de Latour Reserve Napa - description ...
  3. 2002 Sloan Cabernet Sauvignon Napa - (100 points)  The perfect score does not surprise me since I had given this wine a three-digit rating after bottling. However, ...

Cart Summary

Your shopping cart is empty!

Wine Watch Events

Chateau Angelus Collectors Wine Tasting at WWWB with Special Guest Hubert de Bouard

Thu, Jan 18, 2018

  "It wasn't always like this. Before Paris, people didn't drink our wine. I mean, my friends did. But you could ...

The Biggest Wine Tasting of the Year Wine Watch's Best of 2017 tasting at the new WWWB

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

You don't want to miss the 35 year party that is "Best of 2017" - Trust me don't ask the price, just make your reservatio...

Vintage Madeira Part II almost 200 years of the magical elixir at WWWB

Sat, Jan 20, 2018

"I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial....

Palazzo Winery Wine Tasting at WWWB with special guest Scott Palazzo

Wed, Jan 24, 2018

"To make a great wine one needs a madman to grow the vine, a wise man to watch over it, a lucid poet to make the win...

Bruno Giacosa Wine Tasting at WWWB

Thu, Jan 25, 2018

“Bruno Giacosa…is a quiet and dignified winemaking genius in Neive … the least promotion-conscious winemaker in Ital...

Bordeaux Legends - Vintage Bordeaux Tasting going back to 1919 at WWWB

Fri, Jan 26, 2018

The Wines of Bordeaux give tone to the stomach, while leaving the mouth fresh and the head clear.  More than one inv...

Sine Qua Non Tasting at WWWB

Sat, Jan 27, 2018

"By making this wine vine known to the public, I have rendered my country as great a service as if I had enabled i...

Giorgio Pelissero at WWWB

Mon, Jan 29, 2018

1999 Pelissero Barbaresco Annata Price: $87.50    Your Price: $77.00 Quantity in Stock: 6 (93 Points) A dark, powe...

Louis Jadot Seminar

Tue, Jan 30, 2018

DF Clos des Prouges Chablis Fourchaume Chablis Blanchots Beaune Greves Le Clos Bland Puligny Montrachet La Ga...

New Cali Cult Tasting at WWWB

Thu, Feb 1, 2018

New California Cult Wines Thursday February 1st 7:30pm