Mockingbird Hill Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2006

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JUICYFresh blackberry and blueberry, coffee, mocha, caramel, great complexity, long finish.

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Good napa cab, nothing to write home about, but most definitely one of the best deals coming out of napa. For the price, it is very good. Read more

I was a actually suprised with this wine. I am not as positive about it as the other reviewers and I normally I love Jonathan Newman's choices in ... Read more

Amazing Napa Cab, I would pay over $20 for this. 5/5 rating given the price. 93/100 Read more

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User Reviews for Mockingbird Hill Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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Snooth User: oxygin21
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3.50 5
02/18/2010

Good napa cab, nothing to write home about, but most definitely one of the best deals coming out of napa. For the price, it is very good.


Snooth User: UWSNapaLover
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3.00 5
02/10/2010

I was a actually suprised with this wine. I am not as positive about it as the other reviewers and I normally I love Jonathan Newman's choices in wine when it comes to QPR. I find this wine very tight (maybe it could age a little more.) I got nothing out of the nose and the taste was very mild on the tongue. It did have nice tannins on the back end. Still well worth the price, but I actually like the Mockinbird Hill Petite Syrah better.


Snooth User: jacob019
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5.00 5
08/12/2009

Amazing Napa Cab, I would pay over $20 for this. 5/5 rating given the price. 93/100


Snooth User: Tippmeister
20691124
3.50 5
08/15/2009

Great bargain wine. Very yummy.


External Reviews for Mockingbird Hill Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
05/03/2009

When David Schlottman was promoted to Senior Winemaker for St. Clement vineyards Ed Sbragia said "David is one of the finest winemakers I know. His attention to detail, his knowledge of Napa Valley fruit, and his knack for coaxing the best flavors out of grapes will be a tremendous asset.” The Quarterly Review of Wines named him Winemaker of the Year in 1997. Now, working with Mockingbird Hill he’s producing the best value Cabernet we’ve seen in a long time, using the Napa grapes that he knows so well. This 2006 is supple, character-laden Napa Cab with just a hint of oak to season the ripe black currant, and dark chocolate flavors. How he does it for under $20 we’ll never know, but we don’t care as long as he keeps doing it. Wine Advocate Vintage Rating: 91 <small>not sponsored by or affiliated with The Wine Spectator or The Wine Advocate</> Terms & Conditions : Pay only $0.99 per bottle Standard UPS Ground Shipping on Mockingbird Hill 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley. All other items ship at their regular advertised shipping prices. Offer is not valid on 1-day or 2-day delivery. Offer not valid on prior purchases. $0.99 shipping expires on May 4th, 2009 at 12:00 PM EST.</small>


External Review
12/15/2011

Everyone loves a good Napa Cab - and here's a great one for you! Well structured, with bold fruit and powerful tannin; cries out for a thick, juicy steak.


External Review
12/15/2011

A classic Napa Cab at an affordable price that offers up a charismatic style suitable to the novice as well as the discriminating palate. To put it in metaphors, think of savory coffee, mocha and caramel flavors swirling in a saturated pool of sumptuous black and blue berries. The wine has a velvety texture and culminates with a seductively gratifying finish. Almost as good as you know what. I'll leave the rest to your imagination.


Ratings & Tags for Mockingbird Hill Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

176942 Snooth User: lokesh
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5.00 5
05/07/2009

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02/26/2009

Winemaker's Notes:

JUICYFresh blackberry and blueberry, coffee, mocha, caramel, great complexity, long finish.

JUICYFresh blackberry and blueberry, coffee, mocha, caramel, great complexity, long finish.

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