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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2007

Taint Misbehavin

James Laube
Issue: March 31, 2007


Pillar Rock quickly established itself as one of Napa's rising stars. But last year, when I reviewed the winery's Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District 2003 ($125) in a regular blind tasting, the first bottle was tainted by TCA (2,4,6-trichloroanisole).

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 15, 2007.


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