TN: 2004 Cliff Lede - Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard (USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena)

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TN: 2004 Cliff Lede - Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard (USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena)

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2004 Cliff Lede Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard - USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena (3/21/2021)
-- decanted --
-- tasted non-blind over 2 - 3 hours --

{Sigh} ... too bad about this one, given the vineyard's pedigree and the bottle age. This was, simply, an over-done, modern Napa Cab. of little distinction. It wasn't falling apart, and was showing as moderately aged, but it was just way to rich and oaky for me to be happy that I bought and cellared this for more than a decade. If big Napa Cabs are your thing then this is right up your alley.
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