November 08, 2006
AppellationAmerica.com, Catherine Fallis, November 8, 2006- 2002 Dyer Vineyard "This Cabernet is polished and elegant, in a very understated style, with cassis, fresh mountain air, cherry, and tar notes. It is full and softly textured with fine grained tannins, subtle fruit, and a long, bright, lively finish. Decanting will allow the full character of the wine to show itself, as will a bit of time in the cellar." www.appelationamerica.com
For those of you who wonder how these ratings work, here's what we recieved to notify us of the AA.com review. “If your wines get to this stage in the appellation America review process, it’s for sure that they have individual personality. Our reviewers have been tasked to sample hundreds of wines, but only to write on the ones that they can personally and confidently recommend”-ed
For quite awhile, now, we’ve been meaning to review all the vintages of Dyer Vineyards Cabernet – we’re amazed to realize there are fifteen vintages now (seventeen if you count the two in barrels!) But, we just hadn’t gotten to it.
In a recent moment of serendipity...