Schrader Old Sparky Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2010

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $999.00
Item No. 121477
  • RP98
  • WS97
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • RP100
  • 2007
  • RP100

Critical Acclaim

"The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon T6/Old Sparky Clone 6 Block D2 Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard is the base for both the T6 and Old Sparky bottlings. This is a superb Cabernet Sauvignon laced with dark fruit, spices, licorice, tar and smoke. It shows marvelous depth and richness all the way through to the intense finish. There is plenty of underlying structure to support the fruit. White flowers add an attractive element of lift on the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2028.
Range: 95-98"
98 Points

"Impeccably balanced, with powerful currant, dark berry, mocha, floral and cedar notes, this wine begs for cellaring, and has only begun to reveal its depth and dimensions. Ends with chewy, gripping, ripe, flavorful tannins."
97 Points

Learn About Schrader

Founded in 1998 by Fred Schrader, Schrader Cellars is dedicated to bringing together the finest vineyard and winemaking resources available to create full-throttle, unbridled wines of great distinction and complex structure. Their programs focus on classic grape varietals grown in the famed Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard in Oakville, and the Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard in...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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