92 RP - 2000 Abreu Madrona Ranch Proprietary Red.
A candidate for wine of the vintage the gorgeous 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch 93% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot boasts an inky/purple color as well as a sumptuous perfume of violets blackberries blueberries and coffee offered in a medium to full-bodied supple-textured accessible style. Unlike Abreu's biggest vintages the 2000 is already delicious and promises to evolve for 12-15 years. Napa Valley's most gifted vineyard manager and certainly a must-hire for those looking to develop great vineyards and produce top quality wines David Abreu continues to fine tune his own estate producing some of the most prodigious Cabernet Sauvignons in the world. RP