2018 Moundsman Cabernet Sauvignon $30-36/bottle
The Moundsman knew all about the “Pauillac-like,” “over-delivering,” “world-class,” Cabernet produced from grapes we’d been eyeing. Luckily, his 100-point winemaker friend had a dilemma, and we had our checkbook.
2018 Karo-Kann Cabernet Sauvignon Atlas Peak $25-30/bottle
We thought we’d seen the last of Block 12, a perfect vineyard yielding one of the highest rated Karo-Kann bottles ever. Then we discovered its second half. Bottled by an “icon,” it’s out of reach, every day but today.