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2004 Scarecrow

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2004 Scarecrow by Scarecrow, USA

Hardly needing introduction, the 2004 Scarecrow from Scarecrow evokes an unparalleled yearning within the hearts of fine wine investors - such is its reputation for elegance and desirability. The widely lauded 2004 vintage benefited extensively from the bounty of California’s capricious climate, imparting to its wines a distinctly memorable character.


Emerald roots, golden results

The undulating hills of California's viticultural terrains are a mosaic of climatic idiosyncrasies, nurturing expressions of Cabernet Sauvignon remarkably divergent from those nurtured elsewhere. The lore of the J.J. Cohn Estate, where this expressive wine took form, adds another layer of intrigue to the 2004 Scarecrow.

With every sip, one is reminded of its singularity; the charm arguably lies in its vigorous yet harmoniously balanced nature attained through California's golden sunshine and somnolent winter rains in '04.


A Vintage Standing head and shoulders amongst its contemporaries

In an impressive display, the 2004 vintage emerged with an enviable pedigree that sets it apart from other offerings by Scarecrow. The year was graced with favourable climatic conditions; a combination of well-regulated heat and sufficient cooling proved instrumental in preceding a steady harvest.

Broad, generous swaths of deeply rooted flavours from ripe plums to blackberries echo on the palate with hints of clove adding an unexpected twist on the finish - a testament to the distinctive conditions and exemplary winemaking techniques engaged.

The result is a wine built for longevity and complexity, reflecting the mystique and profundity of fine wines from USA. It is not merely a beverage, but a tangible chronicle of its scenic, enigmatic origin - the heralded Californian terroir.


Investment and Pleasure in Perfect Balance

The 2004 Scarecrow effortlessly bridges the gap between financial aspiration and sensory indulgence. As an investment, it showcases immense potential for appreciation within an ever-dynamic fine wine market; as a wine, it provides an unmatched sensation of refined elegance intertwined with bold character, much like its namesake.

This enticing confluence of desirable investment traits and formidable quality make the 2004 Scarecrow from Scarecrow a formidable contender within any discerning investor's portfolio.

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A staggeringly great wine from this iconic property in Rutherford, Scarecrow’s 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon (100% Cabernet Sauvignon) boasts a dense ruby/purple color, a deep, rich, full-bodied style with perfect balance/equilibrium, stunning purity, lots of creme de cassis, minerality and floral notes, a persistent finish, and a staggering personality that is a sign of singularity as well as greatness. The finesse of the tannins is fabulous. Drink it over the next 15-20 years. Tel. (707) 963-3361

Robert Parker Jr - The Wine Advocate, 29 April 2014

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