Friday, November 11, 2022

2018 Schrader Double Diamond Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2019 Vintage just received The Wine of the Year 2022 by The Wine Spectator, we do not have have one, but we have the 2018 - just a little left now with great scores too.
2018 Schrader Double Diamond Cabernet Sauvignon...$74.99
Readers looking to get a taste of the impeccable quality and style from Schrader at a more affordable price point would do well to check out the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Diamond. Coming all from Oakville, it has a classic Cabernet nose of black and blue fruits, green tobacco, cedar pencil, damp earth, and chocolate. It's not over the top and has beautiful varietal character as well as medium to full body, ripe yet present tannins, good overall freshness, and a great finish. This is beautifully done and well worth a case purchase. I'd lean toward drinking bottles over the coming 10-12 years, but I certainly wouldn't be surprised to see it evolve longer. It's a candidate for the best Napa Cabernet under $100.
Rated 95/100 Jeb Dunnuck
Rated 94/100 Wine Enthusiast
Rated 94/100 James Suckling
Rated 91/100 The Wine Spectator

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