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Date Printed: 9/18/2014
Woodward Canyon Old Vines Cabernet Sauvignon 1999
Woodward Canyon Old Vines Cabernet Sauvignon 1999
(search item no. 51171)
collectible wine

Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 9/18/2014: $56.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2001 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1998 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

"Rich, ripe and generous, beautifully layered with blackberry, black cherry and plum, plus spice, chocolate and almost peachlike overtones, it all lingers on the fine-grained finish. Drink now through 2007."
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About Woodward Canyon:

Woodward Canyon Winery was founded by Rick Small in 1981. He is currently soul-searching on the subject of terroir. Debating the suitability of certain varietals to certain vineyard plots has become a quandary. On the one hand, the grapes growing there do fine and are the basis for extremely successful wines (Chardonnay, mostly); on the other, would Merlot or Cabernet Franc provide even more exciting character? The evolution of the Northwest wine industry continues.