This historical bottle is thought to have been produced around 1978 or 1979 although no vintage is marked on the bottle. From the back label "This delightful wine goes well with roasts of not too pronounced a flavour and is therefore most suitable for poultry, quail lamb and veal. Of a garnet red colour with intense but very delicate bouquet,...
95 Points! The 2017 Napanook is forward, lush and quite giving - in other words, very much in keeping with the style of the year. Silky and radiant, with plenty of bright, red-toned fruit, the 2017 Napanook is one of the very finest Napa Valley Cabernets readers will find in this price range. This is such a gorgeous and inviting...
95 Points! "Readers looking to get a taste of the impeccable quality and style from Schrader at a more affordable price point would do well to check out the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Diamond. Coming all from Oakville, it has a classic Cabernet nose of black and blue fruits, green tobacco, cedar pencil, damp earth, and chocolate. It's not over...
94 Points! Evening Land produce some incredible wines from Oregon and this beautiful Pinot Noir keeps up the family name! Silky and delicately complex, featuring floral raspberry and blueberry aromas, layered with sassafras and stony mineral flavors that dance on a polished finish. Drink now through 2028. 641 cases made. Wine Spectator.
Absolutely delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from the family-owned Spottswoode Estate in St Helena, Napa CA, which has been Organic-certified since 1992. In our opinion, Lyndenhurst offers unbeatable quality at this price point - you won't be disappointed! This is a perennially incredible wine for the price, rounded and spicy in clove. With 10% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec and 1% Petit...
Absolutely delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from the family-owned Spottswoode Estate in St Helena, Napa CA, which has been Organic-certified since 1992. In our opinion, Lyndenhurst offers unbeatable quality at this price point - you won't be disappointed! This is a perennially incredible wine for the price, A complex and inviting Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon suggesting notes of raw fresh blackberries, crushed graphite, cassis,...
Caymus Vineyards produces two Cabernets Sauvignons – a “Napa Valley” and the venerable “Special Selection”. Both Cabernet bottlings have aromas and flavors which can only be achieved through “hang time” – a technique which chances the loss of crop if early winter sets in. Leaving the fruit to “hang” on the vine unusually long develops suppleness, increases color, and matures...
95 Points! This beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon is made by the same winemaking team as the consistently-excellent Shafer Hillside Select and is great value! This is a rich, fruit-forward, powerful style of Cabernet. Fresh cassis and blueberries with crushed violets and stones too. This is fresh and complex. The palate carries a smooth, supple and tautly refined brand of tannin and...
Made by Philippe Melka for Nine Suns, this great value Cabernet Red Blend is from the Houyi Vineyard on the famous Pritchard Hill in Napa Valley. This is the inaugural vintage of this beautiful wine from the Nine Suns winery. Don't miss this!
From the original label "....has the agreeable fruitiness which is typical of these wines. It has a deep red color, light body and a wonderful flowery freshness". Check out the 2nd photo with the original print ad advertising the wine! Thomas Barton established his original company in 1725 in Bordeaux, France, that later became known as Barton & Guestier.
Although production is tiny (300 cases), Araujo’s Eisele Vineyard Syrah is an ageworthy effort that is generally co-fermented with a small amount of Viognier (around 4%), and aged in French oak (50% new). The 2003 Syrah Eisele Vineyard reveals a wonderful blackberry, chocolate, and peppery-scented nose along with good subtlety as well as authoritative richness, power, and purity. Robert Parker's Wine...
Smoky and dense but surprisingly lively and penetrating, offering powerful citrus fruit and red berry flavors and a hint of candied rose. Vinous
100 Points James Suckling! "This is amazing. The vibrancy and energy in this wine is stunning. The complexity of aromas are breathtaking with flowers, blackcurrants, raspberries and peaches. Full-bodied, yet ever so refined and polished with impeccable texture and beauty. The length is marvelous. This is a testimony to balance, harmony and transparency in a great red." James Suckling
"Our 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is comprised of 78.9% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 3.5% Cabernet Franc, 2.3% Petit Verdot and 0.3% Malbec. In early 2017, the final blend was transferred to American oak barrels from our cooperage, The Oak, where it aged for 24 months. Of these barrels, 84% were new, providing a layered expression of bay leaf, coconut...
94 Points Parker A blend of 55% Syrah and 45% Merlot, the 2007 Variation One reveals smoky bacon notes intermixed with notions of boysenberries, wild flowers, forest floor, pepper, and wood spice.