2005 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon Napa

Share on Facebook

2005 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon Napa image

(98 points) A candidate for one of the wines of the vintage, this stunning 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford includes in its blend some of the oldest Cabernet vines in existence in Napa Valley. It tips the scales at a lofty 15.4% alcohol, but believe it or not, it is strikingly elegant and pure, with laser-like precision. Inky, dark ruby/purple, with a stunning nose of forest floor, creme de cassis and a subtle, earthy minerality, the wine is built like a skyscraper, with a multidimensional mouthfeel and incredible complexity and richness, yet it never comes close to tasting heavy or overwrought. This is just a great terroir, great winemaking, and the results are profound. It seems to be drinkable now, but is capable of at least another 10-20 years of full-throttle pleasure. This is a superstar and a remarkable effort. Bravo! (RP) (6/2015) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate


  • List Price: $724.00

This product is currently out of stock.

Share on Facebook

continue shopping

Customers who bought this also bought:

  1. 2008 Louis Roederer Cristal Brut Champagne - (100 points) This latest incarnation of the famous brand is a superb wine. It is on par with, maybe even better than, the alrea...
  2. 1997 Fonseca Vintage Port - (93 Points) Somewhat of a lightweight for Fonseca, but undeniably charming, this dark ruby/purple-colored wine offers a floral,...
  3. 2003 Domaine Marcoux Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes - 99 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate What&#...
  4. 2008 Puro Uno Malbec Gran Reserva Mendoza - his project started in the head of Frank Baroudi over 20 years ago, while attending college at USC, Los Angeles. During his fre...
  5. 2013 Vine Cliff Cabernet Sauvignon Original Blend Oakville Napa - Showcasing the best of the Oakville appellation, this signature wine balances fruit and structure, yielding incredible depth an...