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Clos Pegase Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

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Winemaker Notes - Dark, rich and complex fruit notes of ripe blackberry, plum, cherry and cassis are complimented by vanilla, baker s spices and a hint of licorice. This dense and weighty wine possesses a broad mid-palate balanced by classic structure, refined tannins and a lengthy finish.

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Clos Pegase:
Clos Pegase is a celebration of the ancient marriage of wine and art. The winery's very name alludes to the Greek myth which tells us that the winged horse, Pegasus, unleashed the sacred Spring of the Muses, bringing life to the vines and inspiration to the poets. The Pegasus has also inspired the proprietors of Clos Pegase, Jan and Mitsuko Shrem, to assemble an important collection of 20th ce... Read more
Clos Pegase is a celebration of the ancient marriage of wine and art. The winery's very name alludes to the Greek myth which tells us that the winged horse, Pegasus, unleashed the sacred Spring of the Muses, bringing life to the vines and inspiration to the poets. The Pegasus has also inspired the proprietors of Clos Pegase, Jan and Mitsuko Shrem, to assemble an important collection of 20th century paintings, sculpture, and wine-related art and antiquities spanning 4,000 years which grace the Clos Pegase Winery, inside and out. Read less

Member Reviews for Clos Pegase Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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Snooth User: Kelly Short
69543530
4.50 5
Vintage: 2007 02/04/2011

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: Elizleo
23935893
3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 12/10/2010

Earthy spice. Not as much depth as other Clos Pegase I've had. But enjoyable.


Snooth User: bauza
58926228
2.50 5
Vintage: 2006 10/17/2010

Too dry.


Snooth User: tdietz87
61035719
4.50 5
Vintage: 2006 11/23/2010

Tasty


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2005 09/21/2009

Tasted at the winery 9/20/09


Snooth User: Dr Dave
4201127
4.00 5
Vintage: 2003 01/27/2008

Nice body in this cab. Even after a long day of tasting reds, this cab stands out with full flavor, nicely oaked (not too much or too little), and a nose that's just bloody brilliant! Easy on the tongue with a meal, or just socializing with frinds, or pondering your navel.


Snooth User: ubignut
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2003 05/29/2008

Three glasses


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External Reviews for Clos Pegase Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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Vintage: 2007 04/13/2011

Winemaker Notes - Dark, rich and complex fruit notes of ripe blackberry, plum, cherry and cassis are complimented by vanilla, baker s spices and a hint of licorice. This dense and weighty wine possesses a broad mid-palate balanced by classic structure, refined tannins and a lengthy finish.


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Vintage: 2005 09/27/2011

Full of sweet black plum and mocha flavors, this cabernet ends on a note of pencil lead. A honeyed red for brisket.


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Vintage: 2005 09/27/2011

This savory black-currant cabernet has a broad satiny feel that carries layers of fruit flavor, from the darker fruit of mushrooms to more exuberant raspberry and blueberry. The aromas work in harmony with those flavors, adding high notes of rose and rosemary, suggesting dinner with fat portobellos grilled with onion and rosemary on rustic peasant bread.


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Vintage: 2005 05/22/2011

Serves up rich, chocolaty currant, blackberry and cedar flavors before tannins weigh in, giving it a chewy aftertaste. Best from 2002 through 2010.


External Review
Vintage: 2005 05/22/2011

The 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits chocolate, cedar, spice box and black currant characteristics presented in a medium to full-bodied format. With good depth, ripe tannin, and a long, spicy finish, it can be consumed over the next decade.


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Vintage: 2005 05/22/2011

Smooth, rich and well-proportioned, with complex currant, black cherry and blackberry that picks up a light touch of cedery oak while holding its flavors. Best from 2003 through 2012.


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Vintage: 2005 01/03/2012

This winery continues to improve the quality of its offerings as evidenced by recent releases. The 1994 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits gorgeous ripe blueberry and raspberry fruit in its flamboyant nose. Deep and velvety-textured, with impressive extraction, this full-bodied, sweet tasting (from fruit, not sugar) sexy Cabernet should drink well when released and keep for 12ndash;15 years.


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