Schrader Cellars LPV Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

$289

100 Points Parker - limited                                 Limited new release from Schrader Cellars. 99 Points Robert Parker: The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon LPV is from clone 337 from the Las Piedras Vineyard in St. Helena. This shows Mission Haut-Brion-like characteristics as it has in the past, with crushed rock, wet gravel, scorched earth, blackberry and blueberry fruit. It is clearly one of my favorites of this entire tasting. It has 14.5% natural alcohol and was aged in 90% new Darnajou and 10% new Taransaud barrels. This is a killer effort.

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Ratings on Delectable

David L Delectable Pro

Nice bottle. Not as good as the 13. IMO. Cheers . Structure was there, just fell a bit short on the length/ finish.

Nice bottle. Not as good as the 13. IMO. Cheers . Structure was there, just fell a bit short on the length/ finish.

9.3

jesus g Delectable Pro

Hospitality Schramsberg Vineyards

New Yorks au poivre as we celebrate the life of an amazing producer. We're deeply saddened by their decision to sell out

New Yorks au poivre as we celebrate the life of an amazing producer. We're deeply saddened by their decision to sell out

9.4

David L Delectable Pro

12'Schrader LPV Nice Bottles.

12'Schrader LPV Nice Bottles.

9.2

James Leahy Delectable Pro

2012 vintage. Take you pick, Delectable, each one is brilliant in its own unique way. Maybe a slight edge to Bryant's Bettina if I had to pick a favorite.

2012 vintage. Take you pick, Delectable, each one is brilliant in its own unique way. Maybe a slight edge to Bryant's Bettina if I had to pick a favorite.

10

Eric LaMasters

Always great

Always great

9.5

R Bowers

Which red would you prefer? Both have their respective places in culinary history. On the left, big, bold and beautiful. Incredible finish, that lingers forever. On the right, simple timeless elegance. How do you decide?

Which red would you prefer? Both have their respective places in culinary history. On the left, big, bold and beautiful. Incredible finish, that lingers forever. On the right, simple timeless elegance. How do you decide?

9.4

Robert Rothfield

Go big or go home! Perhaps the diametric opposite to the 60 yr old wine this was pared with. Excellent with a short decant

Go big or go home! Perhaps the diametric opposite to the 60 yr old wine this was pared with. Excellent with a short decant

9.5

Eric LaMasters

This is really tasty! Blueberry, blackberry, hints of blood orange, subtle nutmeg and vanilla. Prime drinking right now, no need to wait.

This is really tasty! Blueberry, blackberry, hints of blood orange, subtle nutmeg and vanilla. Prime drinking right now, no need to wait.

9.7

Daniel Steilen

Great big, full bodied, oaked, Cabernet. Could use a few more years but delicious and drinkable now. Sweet dark fruit, leather, tobacco, oak.

Great big, full bodied, oaked, Cabernet. Could use a few more years but delicious and drinkable now. Sweet dark fruit, leather, tobacco, oak.

9.3

Mark Lunsford

Wow, it’s cherry, earthy, balanced

Wow, it’s cherry, earthy, balanced

9.6

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