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MX Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Reserve 2010

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CWA99-100

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $229.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

99-100 Points
“Leading with a bouquet reminiscent of a 1st Growth Bordeaux, this sexy Cabernet launches forth with awe-inspiring depth and cashmere-like texture. Notes of mineral, pencil lead and succulent dark fruits and cocoa meld into the captivating creamy oak and hints of pipe tobacco on the mid pallate. Built like a skyscraper, while showing just the right amount of barrel age. Pedigree, depth, this has it all. The finish is a symphony of plum, cherry, cassis, blackberry, molten chocolate and baking spices. Meriting a solid 99 points today, this monument to the historic To Kalon vineyard is well on the way towards 100 point perfection in the coming 3-5 years. Wow.” - California Wine Advisors

BACKGROUND
Based in Napa Valley, California, MX Wines specializes in hand-crafted, minuscule quantities of Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel. This ULTRA-RARE micro-production (merely four barrels!) passion project is owned by the ex-partner of Fred Schrader and sourced from the exact same Beckstoffer To-Kalon vineyard – the original Opus One vineyard – as the 2010 Schrader Cabernets that have scored 99-100 points from Robert Parker! This unconventional vintner is so scrupulous in her standards, she has aged this 2010 vintage in her private cellar until she deemed these bottles ready to be featured on the highest rated restaurant wine lists in Napa. 
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Kevin Bacons

*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

99-100 Points
“Leading with a bouquet reminiscent of a 1st Growth Bordeaux, this sexy Cabernet launches forth with awe-inspiring depth and cashmere-like texture. Notes of mineral, pencil lead and succulent dark fruits and cocoa meld into the captivating creamy oak and hints of pipe tobacco on the mid pallate. Built like a skyscraper, while showing just the right amount of barrel age. Pedigree, depth, this has it all. The finish is a symphony of plum, cherry, cassis, blackberry, molten chocolate and baking spices. Meriting a solid 99 points today, this monument to the historic To Kalon vineyard is well on the way towards 100 point perfection in the coming 3-5 years. Wow.” - California Wine Advisors

BACKGROUND
Based in Napa Valley, California, MX Wines specializes in hand-crafted, minuscule quantities of Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel. This ULTRA-RARE micro-production (merely four barrels!) passion project is owned by the ex-partner of Fred Schrader and sourced from the exact same Beckstoffer To-Kalon vineyard – the original Opus One vineyard – as the 2010 Schrader Cabernets that have scored 99-100 points from Robert Parker! This unconventional vintner is so scrupulous in her standards, she has aged this 2010 vintage in her private cellar until she deemed these bottles ready to be featured on the highest rated restaurant wine lists in Napa. 



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery MX Winery

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Napa Valley