96 points, Jeb Dunnuck95+ points, Wine AdvocateA deep garnet purple in color, the nose reveals black currant, baked black cherries, anise, boysenberries and a hint of candied violets. This is a fruit-forward, juicy and bold wine with layers of black and blue fruits, dark chocolate and a touch of mint and spice. Full-bodied and rich with round and finely-grained tannins there is a nice freshness on the long and fragrant finish.
93 points, Wine SpectatorDeep garnet purple in color, this 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon has licorice, creme de cassis and mocha aromas with an underlying hint smoked meat and cardamom. This is a big and rich wine with fine-grained tannins and concentrated flavors of berry preserves and spicy layers and a velvelty texture. The finish is long and harmonious with lingering mineral notes.
Our 2017 Generations Chardonnay opens with bright aromas of grapefruit, mango and lemon tart. A rich and creamy palate leads to flavors of warm caramel, nutmeg and a touch of toasted bread. This is a medium to full bodied wine that features a plush mouthfeel, well-balanced, fresh acidity and nicely integrated oak.
Our 2014 Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon showcases aromas of black cherry, candied violet and notes of nutmeg. Flavors of fresh raspberry and sarsaparilla vanilla mingle on the palate with touches of cardamom. This is a big and bold wine with balanced tannins and a long, lingering finish.
Aromas of huckleberry and boysenberry spring from the glass in this 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon from Calistoga. On the palate dark fruits mingle with notes of sassafras and are balanced by nuances of toasted oak. This is a polished wine with structured tannins and balanced acidity. A true expression of Cabernet Sauvignon and its terroir, this wine will age gracefully.
Our 2014 Coombsville Cabernet Sauvignon opens with bright and lively aromas of plum and currant. Deeply colored in the glass, this wine has a plush palate with flavors of black tea and a touch of cardamom. Nice round tannins and a supple entry round out this Cabernet Sauvignon with its long, lingering finish.
Our Diamond Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon is harvested from southern facing slopes just north of Diamon Mountain Road. Our Cabernet Sauvignon grapes benefit from the well-draining volcanic soils and direct sunlight, resulting in grapes with brighter acidity and full-bodied, well-structured tannins.
Our 2014 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon opens with mulled spice aromas with a nice minerality. A lovely dark color, this wine coats the palate nicely with flavors of currant, elderberry and a touch of white pepper. This is a very structured wine with nice firm tannins that will age gracefully over the years.
Our 2014 Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon exudes aromas of blackberry and allspice with subtle notes of thyme. Flavors of toasted oak and jam mingle on the palate with a touch of tobacco. Fine-grained tannins and perfect acidity lead way to a long and velvety finish.
Our 2014 Oak Knoll Cabernet Sauvignon offers enticing aromas of black cherry layered with earthy undertones. Upon entry, the flavors are balanced with vanillin, cherry cordial and fine-grained tannins. This is a round and supple wine with a long and bright finish that keeps you reaching for another glass.
A deep garnet-purple color in the glass, our 2015 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon showcases aromas of intense plum preserves and exotic spice notes that leap from the glass. This full-bodied, rich yet decadent Cabernet features intense flavors of dark fruit, chocolate, eucalyptus and a hint of cedar. Grainy tannins lead to a lively and long, opulent finish.
94 points, Wine & SpiritsOur 2014 Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of Rainier cherry with a touch of light blonde roast coffee. Flavors of Santa Rosa plum and raspberry compote with a wet stone finish are complemented with a lot of good structure.It exhibits bright cherries on the palate, balanced acidity, and a good structure. The firm tannins and sandalwood characteristics pair well with seared filet mignon or veal chops.
94 points, Wine & Spirits | 94 points, Wine AdvocateOur 2014 Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of cherry and oolong black tea with savory notes. The balanced palate boasts mineral flavors with sweet black cherry and a long finish. Focused and structure driven, the wine has more tannins and more grip that make this a wine to be enjoyed now or cellared for the next 10+ years.
94 points, Wine & Spirits | 94 points, Wine AdvocateOur 2014 Stag's Leap Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of intense red fruits with notes of pomegranate and fresh cut strawberry. The silky entry leads to a supple and balanced palate with nicely resolved tannins and flavors of raspberry preserve. This is a wine to be enjoyed now or cellared for the next 10+ years.
Our 2014 St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon offers enticing aromas of fresh raspberry, strawberry and brandied cherries. Flavors of raspberry compote, Santa Rosa plum, and sweet vanilla are complemented by a touch of allspice and coffee notes on the finish. This is a nicely balanced wine with a broad entry, sweet tannins and a balance of depth and density that lead to a long, satisfying finish.
The 2014 Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon opens with tantalizing aromas of Bing cherry, vanilla and herbs followed by flavors of mulberry, star anise and hints of caramel. This wine has exceptional balance with a structured mouthfeel and velvety tannins that lead to a gratifying finish.
This beautiful Merlot opens with rich aromas of black cherry and espresso with hints of mulled spices. Flavors of raspberry and blackberry coat the palate of this well-structure and balanced wine. Dusty tannins lead to a long, lingering finish.
The 1 ½ Acre Theater of Nature block on our Rutherford Estate is the pure expression of the site, vintage and the perfect harmony of the four varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Our red blend encapsulates the harmonious, interconnectedness of nature and wine.
Our 2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon opens with rich aromas of ripe plum and blackberry with notes of rose petal. Powerful and dense on the palate, this wine showcases brambleberry, raspberry and dark plum flavors accented by a hint of cedar and cigar box. Structured with a supple mouthfeel and sweet tannins, the finish lingers.
The 2015 vintage of our Estate Collection Merlot offers up aromas of allspice, cardamom and black fruits. Decadent in the glass and with well structured, plush tannins, flavors of Santa Rosa plum, boysenberry, and a hint of earthiness density mingle to a seamless, well balanced finish.
Showcasing deep, dark purples hues, this wine opens with classic notes of anise, blueberry and huckleberry notes. This is a powerful and dense wine with structured tannins and a velvety, plush mouthfeel. The palate offers spicy and jammy notes of boysenberry with hints of earth and minerality. This finish is long and seamless.
The 2017 Estate Collection Chardonnay opens with enticing aromas of stone fruit and honeysuckle with a touch of white pepper. Creamy on the palate with flavors of lemon curd and nuances of fig, this Chardonnay has a lovely toasty oak finish.
The grapes for our Estate Collection Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc are grown in two of our estate vineyards in Jameson Canyon and St. Helena.Our 2019 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc is crisp and refreshing with aromas of honeysuckle, honeydew melon, and key lime. On the palate there is flavors of citrus, jasmine and crisp, bright acidity and a touch of stone minerality on the finish.
A delightfully refreshing Sparkling Wine with floral and lemon zest aromas that jump from the glass. Crisp Gala apple and papaya flavors spread over the palate with notes of brioche and a touch of honey. Beautifully balanced, this wine has an invigorating finish that will leave you reaching for another sip.
Tantalizing, seductive and fabulous. A wine tasting experience like no other the star of the show. Sit back, embrace creativity, and enjoy the show! Transport yourself to 19th century Paris where the music plays and the entertainers dance, the conversation is punctuated by bursts of spontaneous laughter and the wine flows from bottle, to glass, to lips. This Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is designed to delight all the senses for your tasting enjoyment.Varietal: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot, 2% Petite Sirah
This wine opens with lively aromas of grapefruit and orange blossom. Bursting flavors of white stone fruit, melon and a slight minerality create a round, creamy and lush mouthfeel that leads to a well-balanced finish of bright acidity.
Our 2015 Small Lot Napa Valley Meritage opens with aromas of Madagascar vanilla, black cardamom and a touch of star anise. Jammy fruit flavors of cassis and brown sugar accented with dark chocolate and allspice seamlessly spread across the palate. Silky, well balance tannins and a full, round mouthfeel make this the perfect accompaniment to traditional pasta dishes with marinara sauce.
The 2016 Small Lot Napa Valley Syrah opens with bold aromas of plum and blackberry jam. The palate offers flavors of dark fruit and hazelnut with a hint of spice and vanilla. The rich, well-rounded mouthfeel leads to a lingering finish.
Our 2017 Small Lot Zinfandel opens with aromas of fresh strawberry, raspberry and hints of delicate white flowers. This is a medium bodied wine with juicy flavors of blackberry, rhubarb, orange peel and a touch of nutmeg and cracked pepper. Integrated tannins and balanced acidity round out this well-structured wine. The finish is long and lingering.
Welcoming aromas of Crème brûlée and jasmine complemented by honey jump from the glass in this Napa Valley Barrel Fermented Chardonnay. On the palate, notes of Granny Smith apple, apricot and a touch of minerality mingle with lycée nuts and melon flavors. The finish is long and harmonious.
Our 2018 Sonoma County Rosé is exploding with seductive aromas of strawberry and rose petal. Juicy flavors of cherries and raspberries coat the palate with a note of ripe watermelon and rose petal. This is a well-balanced fresh wine with a crisp, bright acidity and a touch of stone minerality on the finish.
Since apples were planted on Sonoma's Coast by Russian explorers in 1811, Sonoma's Sebastopol region has been world famous for its perfect expression of the unique apple terroir. Born again in prominence, the apple is no longer the captive of Sonoma's wine world as winemakers are tempted by the forbidden fruits of nature to explore the titillating flavors of Sonoma apple cider. With a winemaker's pedigree, and a Franco-American influence, Jean-Charles Boisset and Brian Maloney, Winemaker at DeLoach Vineyards and Buena Vista Winery, united their winemaking know-how with curiosity for the apple terroir of Sonoma to create La Captive.
Our Rosé Provence 2018 is a brilliant, pale pink color, exuding fruitiness and elegance. The grapes from sandstone soils bring out the fruitiness and the grapes grown on vineyards with rounded pebbles bring a richness and elegance to the wine. On the palate, crisp light notes of fresh picked strawberry and white nectarine lead to an elegant, lengthy and a mineral finish.Appellation: Côtes de ProvenceVarietal: 49% Grenache, 37% Syrah, 14% CinsaultAlcohol: 12.5% by vol.Please Note: Shipping to CT, GA, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, ME, MI, MO, MS, MT, NJ, OH, PA, RI, SD, UT, VA, WV is not permitted due to state laws.
Our 2018 LVE Chardonnay is toasty and balanced. Its rich nose delivers aromas of French toast, Bosch Pear and Honey Dew Melon. Full, rich and long on the palate, it's reminiscent of crème anglaise and toast from the Francois Frere barrels with a hint of nutmeg and citrus zest. It has a nice acidity that makes you salivate through the finish until your next taste.
This 2016 Brut Blanc de Blancs is bright and fresh - opening with citrus and white flower aromas. Notes of guava and crème brulée open on the palate, accented by toasted almonds and brioche. This beautifully balanced wine has a long finish with essence of clementine.
The LVE Napa Valley Red opens with rich aromas of blackberry, violets and sugar plum, with a hint of tea and pepper. The harmonious blend of weighty tannins from the Petite Sirah with the suppleness of Merlot creates a complex wine with length and persistence on the palate accompanied by notes of earth, espresso and mocha.
Opening with alluring aromas of dark fruit, dark chocolate and caramelized figs, our 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon entices the senses. Sumptuous flavors of juicy cassis, raspberry and toasty oak are harmonious and well-balanced with a touch of flint. Voluptuous tannins, complex flavors and a long, luxurious finish make this an immensely enjoyable wine.