Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon 3 Pack In OWC 2018 3 pack 750ml Box - The Grape Tray
Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon 3 Pack In OWC 2018 3 pack 750ml Box
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Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon 3 Pack In OWC 2018

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3 pack 750ml Box


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The 2018 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon shows fully ripe aromas, vibrant and effusive, of blackberries on the vine, dusty cherries, and a sense of fresh earth. On the palate the wine broadens to express its Rutherford character with bright red and blue fruits as well as darker tones of mocha and vanilla. The tannins show polish and power in the same moment, offering a glimpse of the wine as it may evolve in the coming years and decades.

Jeb Dunnuck
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Pure perfection in Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Scarecrow’s 2018 reveals a dense purple hue as well as an incredible bouquet of pure crème de cassis, toasted spices, chocolate, darker currants, and graphite. This carries to a full-bodied, dense, off-the-charts sexy 2018 that has the vintage’s purity and freshness backed up by flawless balance, a layered mouthfeel, and building yet elegant tannins. This cuvée is hard to resist given its texture and wealth of fruit, but it will ideally be given 3-5 years and should evolve for 30 years or more.

January 2021
Wine Advocate
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Made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2018 Scarecrow is deep garnet-purple in color, slipping slowly, measuredly out of the glass with sensuous notes of blackberry pie, blackcurrant pastilles and Morello cherries, leading to hints of raspberry leaves, oolong tea, cardamom and fragrant earth. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is chock-full of energy, delivering vivacious, mineral-sparked black fruit preserves flavors with a firm, grainy texture and a refreshing lift on the long, long finish. Simply gorgeous!

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, November 2020
  • v97

The 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon shows why this Rutherford site is so highly regarded. A Cabernet of pedigree and stature, the 2018 Scarecrow makes a strong opening statement. Seemingly endless waves of fruit completely bury the tannins. A bit of coaxing releases an exotic melange of gravel, spice, smoke, grilled herb and licorice nuances that meld into the super-concentrated dark fruit. This is another stellar effort by the team led by winemaker Celia Welch and vineyard manager Mike Wolf.

Antonio Galloni, January 2021
Wine Spectator
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A ripe and refined wine that moves through steadily and assuredly, with cassis, plum reduction, loam, tobacco and savory notes layered seamlessly from start to finish. There's no bombast to this, just rock-solid Cabernet. Best from 2022 through 2038. 1,800 cases made.

James Molesworth, October 15, 2021