2012 Bevan Cellars
Vixen Block Wildfoote CS
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I tasted one 2012, the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Vixen Block Wildfoote. This nearly 300-case cuvée is made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from clone 7 and aged in equal parts new Taransaud and Darnajou. Flirting with perfection for sure, this is an absolutely riveting wine. It offers a magnificent, room-filling fragrance of red and black currants, blackberries, camphor, incense, truffle and lead pencil shavings. Some toasty oak is followed by an almost never-ending style of wine, with enormous extract and body, gorgeous richness, purity, and equilibrium, and a killer finish of close to a minute. This is amazing stuff that should continue to drink well for another 25-30 years. Robert Parker 95
The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Wild Foot Vineyard Vixen Block, from a site in Stags Leap, is loaded with blue and black stone fruits, licorice, cloves, menthol, mocha and espresso, in a super-ripe, voluptuous style that will provide plenty of immediate gratification. Even with all of its obvious richness, expressive floral notes add lift and freshness. This is another gorgeous 2012 from Bevan. -- Antonio Galloni 95