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2006 TOR Cabernet Sauvignon "Beckstoffer To Kalon"

Tor 2006 Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet

Winery: TOR

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Beckstoffer To Kalon"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $150

Cases produced: 240

KWG Score: 96.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: July 12, 2009

Wine Review: This extremely dark purple colored Cab from the famous To Kalon vineyard opens with a rich blackberry bouquet with notes of spice and eucalyptus. On the palate, this full bodied Cab is well balanced, juicy, and jammy with black cherry and menthol flavors. The finish of this very young wine is quite dry and shows excellent length. This wine should cellar well. However if you can’t resist, we suggest you enjoy it with a juicy prime rib. Cheers - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Fabulous dark ruby-purple to the core with absolutely no lightening at the rim. With the first smell of this wine, it is immediately evident that seamlessness is its trademark. Each note of the aromatics, gracefully leads to the next. The first hint of cherry is followed by macerated blackberry, leading to an explosion of cloves, cassis, and liqueur. On the palate this wine is (despite its extreme richness) extraordinarily precise and focused. The finish is long, never seeming to quit (of course, why would you want it to?)

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Tor 2006 Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet.

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