Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon California 2005

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very average. no finish or complexity. you wouldn't be able to pick this wine out of a line-up. has the feel of a pinot and not a cab. Read more

Very nice cabsav at a decent price. Slightly on the dry side, I made braised lamb using half the bottle and served the rest with the meal. Read more

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Snooth User: aronowm2
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3.00 5
01/07/2008

very average. no finish or complexity. you wouldn't be able to pick this wine out of a line-up. has the feel of a pinot and not a cab.


Snooth User: andrew
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4.00 5
10/21/2007

Very nice cabsav at a decent price. Slightly on the dry side, I made braised lamb using half the bottle and served the rest with the meal.


Snooth User: Saluskie
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2.50 5
11/30/2007

Better options available at this price point.


Snooth User: dbhonig
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3.50 5
02/15/2009

Yeast, vanilla, blackberries and cedar nose. Very closed, mostly tannins with a little vanilla. Unsweetened cocoa is hiding in there somewhere with a little fruit. Short finish, but perhaps worth waiting three years or more.


Snooth User: JVM
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3.50 5
05/16/2009

A friend brought a couple of bottles of 2005 Liberty School Cabernet to a dinner party we recently had...never having noticed or heard of the vineyard before.....I did not know what I was missing. For a value priced cabernet (can usually be found for $15 or less) it is consistently a good buy. Pairs well with usual cabernet faire........is good with grilled red meat (burgers, kabobs, steaks), portabella mushrooms, lamb, meaty or spicy pastas. It has a robust and meaty texture. There are well defined tannins, mixed with ripe berry fruits, hint of chocolate and a rich vanilla finish.


Snooth User: Imperial26
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4.00 5
10/23/2007

Very smooth and subtle wine for an even better price.


Snooth User: MrDeuce
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5.00 5
11/12/2009

The Boss of Cabs!


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External Reviews for Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon California

External Review
12/24/2008

The 2004 Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon offers upfront aromas of ripe blackberry, chocolate and cassis, with hints of vanillin. Similar deep berry flavors are enhanced by elegant tannins and a rich, full finish. A diversity of porous soils and microclimates among our various vineyards contributes to excellent depth and complexity of flavors in the glass.


External Review
08/08/2011

Always a pretty dependable Cab at around this price, the '05 is soft and basically dry, with very ripe flavors of cherry jam and blackberry preserves, and rich, dusty tannins to bite through barbecue. Wine Enthusiast. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


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