2012 Estate Cuvee State Lane Vineyard

Kapcsandy Family Winery

95Average Score
Red
3x75cl
-
2 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
£489.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
95
Critic Notes

The 2012 Estate Cuvée is fabulous. Graphite, smoke, cedar, tobacco and licorice blossom in a voluptuous wine endowed with superb depth and pure vintage 2012 radiance. Dark spices, rose petal and mint are some of the many notes that are laced into the super-expressive, resonant finish. This is a fabulous example of the year. Dec 2014 www.vinous.com Drink 2019-2037

Score: 95-/100Antonio Galloni

“The bottled 2012s are all performing brilliantly. It was a large, but not excessive crop with a consistently warm growing season that never suffered the heat spikes Napa often experiences. The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Cuvée State Lane Vineyard (80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot) was aged 20 months in mostly French oak and 10% new Hungarian oak. A beautiful blue/purple color is followed by notes of blackcurrants, white chocolate, licorice and spring flowers. There is an attractive sweetness to the fruit that comes from ideal ripeness, not residual sugar. Spicy with round tannins and a lush, medium to full-bodied personality, it should drink well for 15-20 years. If Napa Valley made wines to emulate Château Margaux, this might be a candidate. There are 1,190 cases.” Oct 2014 www.erobertparker.com Drink 2014-2034

Score: 94-/100Robert Parker
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Red
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Still wine
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