Harris Estate Jake's Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
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Jake's Creek is a two and one-half acre vineyard surrounded by beautiful old, native stone wall with a natural creek running the length of the vineyard's east side. Planted with 101-14 rootstock and 337 clones, Jake's Creek matures much later than the other two Harris Estate Vineyards. It has rocky alluvial soils that produce rich dark fruit that is usually harvested the last week of October.
The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Jake's Creek Vineyard is a big, firm wine laced with cedar, tobacco, spices and grilled herbs. There is substantial energy and authority in this structured Cabernet. Elements of wildness on the finish are very appealing. The 2009 spent 18 months in 75% new oak. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2019.
Score: 93, Antonio Galloni, December 2011
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