Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Rating: RP 96, WE 95, WS 94, ST 93

Year: 1998

3 in stock


Blackberry jam, juniper berries, and spices can be found in the rich aromatics of the stunning, dark-colored 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon. A wine of awesome breadth, width, concentration, and power, this full-bodied beauty is crammed with lush layers of blackberries, plums, and cassis. This offering's prodigious fruit envelopes its copious silky tannin. Additionally, it displays an extraordinarily long finish. 

PR, Wine Advocate.

This is a tight, focused effort, with powerful black fruits augmented with herbs and spices and a hint of mineral. Young, tart and tannic, it will continue to improve as it knits together over the years. Editors' Choice.

P.G., Wine Enthusiast.

Dense, deep and powerful, a many-layered red that piles on its rich currant, plum, black cherry and peppery spice flavors, finishing with touches of cedar and mint. A glorious, cellar-worthy Cabernet with plenty of super refined tannins.

H.S., Wine Spectator.

Deep aromas of redcurrant, strawberry, blueberry, loam, tar, smoke and minerals; as ripe as this is, it also conveys a suggestion of sappy, crystallized fruits. Large-scaled, fat and rich, with compellingly sweet, super ripe berry and dark chocolate flavors of outstanding depth. The big tannins reach the front teeth yet are lush and soft. This has the palate presence and sheer ripeness of an elite Napa Valley Cabernet from a top vintage, and at least as much structure for aging.

Stephan Tanzer, Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar.

Collections: Cabernet Sauvignon

Category: 1998, 750 ml, Washington

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