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2019 Scarecrow
750ml bottle of 2019 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon from the J.J. Cohn Vineyard of Rutherford in Napa Valley California. A 100 point wine by winemaker Celia Welch


 
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2019 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon JJ Cohn Vineyard | Rutherford, Napa Valley California 750ml



Pure perfection from Napa Valley, the 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon is, as always, all Cabernet Sauvignon from an incredible site in Rutherford that spent 21 months in 70% new French oak. Incredible aromatics of creme de cassis, darker currants, smoke, tobacco, and assorted floral notes all define the bulk of the bouquet, and it's full-bodied, with a multi-dimensional, layered texture, ultra-fine tannins, and perfect balance. This is such a magical site, and this wine consistently checks in with the greatest wines of the world. It already offers pleasure yet should have 30 years of overall longevity. Hats off to winemaker Celia Welch and the team at Scarecrow. | 100 points, Jeb Dunnuck for jebdunnuck.com

Growing season 2019 gave us a relatively dry, moderate winter with plentiful rain in early Spring, giving the vines great energy during their grand period of growth. Summer was typical for Napa Valley, with a few moderate heat spells punctuating an otherwise fairly temperate July and August. Warmer temps in mid-September assisted the grapes in their journey toward full maturity, with most of the harvest for the Cohn Estate occurring between mid-September and mid-October.
The 2019 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon captures this season beautifully. The aromas in the glass immediately suggest purple-black notes of currant, blackberry and boysenberry, with toasty vanilla and spice playing supporting roles. Bright, fresh and somewhat restrained at entry, the mid-palate offers a blend of fruit, spice, toasty oak and cedar notes. While the finish offers plenty of structure to age beautifully, the plush tannins offer the warmth and texture of cashmere. | Winemaker Celia Welch

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