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Score: 90 | November 15, 2017 | Wine Spectator

The strong cedary presence throughout adds structure, flavor and dimension, lending a lead pencil edge to the taut dark berry, currant and olive notes.

Score: 92 | November 15, 2017 | Wine Spectator

Notably smoky and toasty, with a strong yet integrated oak presence joining a chorus of blackberry, black licorice, dried herb and cedar flavors, ending with a chewy lead pencil edge. Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot.

Score: 90 | October 16, 2017 | Wine Enthusiast

This intensely ripe wine is made predominantly from Cabernet Sauvignon, with smaller amounts of Malbec and Merlot. Its waxy cherry, currant and blueberry flavers are laced wtih milk chocolate and smoky oak richness, a dash of high-toned acidity sparking on the finish.

Score: 94 | October 16, 2017 | Wine Enthusiast

Note this is for the 2014 Buena Vista Chateau Buena Vista GRAND RESERVE Cabernet Sauvignon

An underpinning of soft, grippy tannin carries lingering red currant and cranberry flavors in this full-bodied,unabashedly ripe reserve-level wine. Cola and leathery earth notes combine to boost and contrast the fruit, which persists long into the finish.

Score: 93 | October 16, 2017 | Wine Enthusiast

This smooth, velvety powerhouse is a rich, rewarding mix of dark chocolate and raspberry compote flavors, with integrated oak. With its succulent, full-bodied layers of ripe fruit, it pleases the palate in lavish luxury. 

Score: 90 | October 16, 2017 | Wine Enthusiast

From the warm appellation, this wine offers moderate structure and undeniable ripeness—a deep, brooding expression of dark chocolate, plum and leather. 

Score: 90 | October 16, 2017 | Wine Enthusiast

Boldly rich, with a hint of heat, this wine is ripe and dusty—two of the appellation’s most famous aspects. Blackberry, pepper jelly and tobacco flavors commingle, with sturdy grip of tannin and oak. 

Score: 90 | October 16, 2017 | Wine Enthusiast

Soft, lush and round, this wine has a dense backbone of oak and tannin and moderate acidity. Cherry cola and vanilla flavors ride along seamlessly to a toasty finish.

Score: 91 | October 16, 2017 | Wine Enthusiast

This 100% varietal wine from the rocky, mountainous appellation offers sizable tannins and robust, smoky leather, black pepper and cola notes. Full-bodied and concentrated with ripe black fruit, it’s a long, brawny experience. 

Score: 92 | October 16, 2017 | Wine Enthusiast

Dusty and tannic, this is a solid value for its quality—a wine of freshness and grip that offers complexity and approachability in equal measure. Black-cherry and black-pepper flavors highlight the palate.