Mark Lieser wrote:Ok, something is not right here. I paid a visit to Psagot earlier this week. Like many others on the forum, over the past couple of years I have become quite a fan of Cabernet Franc, and considering the numerous glowing reports on the Psagot CF, I was looking forward to tasting it at the winery.
I hoped to like it. I really WANTED to like it. But, when it was poured, and after the first sip, both my wife and I looked at each other and simultaneously said, "eh, nothing special." I really loved the single vineyard Cabernet (and despite the heft price, took some home) and the Edom was also high on the list, as well. But, looking back here on the forum, and seeing the number of times the Psagot CF is mentioned as an excellent CF, I'm starting to think that I might have tasted it from a bottle that had simply been open too long, and that I need to try again.
Gabriel, if you have any in stock, next time I swing by, I just might take home a bottle to give this one another shot.
Jon Tabak wrote:I drank a lot of good wine in 2012, but if I close my eyes and think about truly memorable experiences, here's what comes to mind:
1. 2000 Chateau Leoville Poyferre
2. 1995 Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte
3. 2000 Capcanes Flor de Primavera
4. 1997 Herzog Special Edition Chalk Hill Cabernet Sauvignon
5. 2003 Yarden Elrom Cabernet Sauvignon
6. 2010 Covenant Solomon Lot 80 Cabernet Sauvignon (barrel sample)
7. 2008 Yarden Elrom Cabernet Sauvignon
8. 2003 Chateau Lafon Rochet
9. 2008 Herzog Clone Six Cabernet Sauvignon
10. 2001 Chateau Piada Sauternes
David Raccah wrote:Gamliel Kronemer's top ten - I wonder why he does not lurk around here anymore:
http://www.thejewishweek.com/food-wine/ ... -good-year
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