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    72
  • Producer ranking ?

    10
  • Decanting time

    -
  • When to drink

    2020-2035

The Story

ST. EDEN is based upon an 11-acre rocky knoll that is part of a beautiful estate located just north of the Oakville Crossroad. Eden is an historical reference to this region's designation on nineteenth century maps. The red rocky soil of this northfacing site originates from high in the Vaca Mountains. St. Eden, which appeared first in the 2001 vintage, reliably shows great focus, an opulent "sweet" center and notes of crème de cassis, dark chocolate, and roasted herbs. Mineral-tinged and broad on the palate, the wine consistently displays fine-grained tannins and a lush concentration.

SOIL: Iron Rich fractured volcanic rock from a landslide. Northern Exposure.

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Tasting note

color

Deep and Brick red

ending

Long, Smooth and Spicy

flavors

Blackberry, Blackcurrant, Vanilla and Violet

taste

Low in Acidity, Full-bodied and Ripe

Written Notes

Deep, dark red colour. Intense, perfumey and spicy nose with jammed black berries, violets and vanilla. Full-bodied, silky mouthfeel with mellow acidity and smooth tannic structure. Layered palate show plenty of ripe black fruit. Long and spicy finish with cassis, bramble and dark chocolate notes.
  • 96p
Not surprisingly, the 2007 St. Eden flirts with perfection. Another Pauillac look-alike, it offers up glorious aromas of cedarwood, creme de cassis, spice box, high class unsmoked cigar tobacco, roasted herbs and a hint of mocha. The complex aromas brilliantly conceal the long aging in new French oak. This compelling, singular, full-bodied, multilayered, sensational Cabernet Sauvignon can be drunk early (because of the flamboyance and unctuosity of the vintage), but promises to provide thrilling consumption in 30+ years. 99 Points
  • 99p

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Origin

Oakville, Napa Valley

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 Robert Parker Points, Wine Writer (United States)  tasted  St. Eden 2007  ( Bond Estate )

"Not surprisingly, the 2007 St. Eden flirts with perfection. Another Pauillac look-alike, it offers up glorious aromas of cedarwood, creme de cassis, spice box, high class unsmoked cigar tobacco, roasted herbs and a hint of mocha. The complex aromas brilliantly conceal the long aging in new French oak. This compelling, singular, full-bodied, multilayered, sensational Cabernet Sauvignon can be drunk early (because of the flamboyance and unctuosity of the vintage), but promises to provide thrilling consumption in 30+ years.

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 Pekka Nuikki / Founder of the Fine Wine Magazines, Pro (Finland)  tasted  St. Eden 2007  ( Bond Estate )

"Deep, dark red colour. Intense, perfumey and spicy nose with jammed black berries, violets and vanilla. Full-bodied, silky mouthfeel with mellow acidity and smooth tannic structure. Layered palate show plenty of ripe black fruit. Long and spicy finish with cassis, bramble and dark chocolate notes. "

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