Not a curveball
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 6:54PM
Arthur P. Johnson in Tasting Notes

(October 5, 2009) With a name like **Meander, you might expect this 2004 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon to be sinuous or curvy or kinky. Not so. It's manly, clean as a whistle, straight down the middle Napa Cab and I like it like that. Very black cherry with a trace of licorice. Talks a good game on the attack, follows it up in the middle, comes to a convincing conclusion and holds up admirably in the glass. Maybe a tad too much char on the oak for my personal taste, but if you like Beringer Reserve Cabs, you'll be one happy imbiber.

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