91 points, Wine SpectatorOur 2016 Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon opens with a bouquet of boysenberry, huckleberry and a note of soft spice. Plush flavors of fresh baked berry pie and allspice spread across the palate and are balanced by cocoa and a touch of vanilla. This is a structured wine with sweet tannins and a lovely finish - a true expression of Cabernet Sauvignon and its terroir.
90 points, Wine EnthusiastOur 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.
94 points, Jeb Dunnuck93 points, James Suckling93 points, Wine Spectator90 points, Wine EnthusiastOur 2016 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon is a lovely deep garnet-purple color in the glass and opens with aromas of black currants, pine, and stewed plum. Medium to full bodied with balanced acidity and complex flavors of blackberry compote, true and subtle apple wood notes.
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.
94+ points, Jeb Dunnuck93 points, Wine Spectator92+ points, Wine AdvocateA deep garnet-purple color in the glass, our 2016 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.
96 points, Jeb Dunnuck91 points, Wine SpectatorA deep garnet-purple in the glass, our 2016 Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon opens with beautiful aromas of black currant and cherry with a touch of cedar. Flavors of red currant, chocolate and tobacco lead to a medium to full-bodied palate. Firm and grainy tannins are complimented by a very long, fruity and uplifting 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.Grapes for the Rutherford Merlot are picked from two blocks on our Rutherford estate vineyard which is farmed according to Biodynamic® and organic principals and is known for gravelly alluvial fan soils with good drainage, creating more intense flavors. The vines in the two blocks were picked according to their location with the afternoon block providing riper fruit lending more jammy characteristics to the wine and the morning block, which ripens slower, adding more complexity.
93 points, Wine SpectatorOur 2016 Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon opens with enticing aromas of black currant, clove and a hint of bittersweet tobacco. On the palate, this wine bursts open with flavors of dark plums, licorice and black tea with balanced mineral notes that leads to a long, satisfying finish.
92 points, Wine Spectator91 points, Wine & Spirits90 points, Wine EnthusiastOur 2016 Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon is a dense purple color in the glass and opens with aromas of black cherry, roasted coee beans and cola notes. On the palate, flavors of black licorice, red currant and chocolate lead to a medium to full body, supple tannins and a long, silky finish. This is a wine to be enjoyed now or cellared for the next 10+ years.The grapes for the Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon were sourced from a single vineyard east of Silverado Trail and just South of Stags Leap winery. Due to the way this vineyard is planted, we harvest the morning side and the afternoon side of the vines separately so as to bring in each berry at the peak of ripeness. Intense fruit flavors and complex tannins best characterize wines from this vineyard.
94 points, Jeb Dunnuck93+ points, Wine Advocate92 points, Wine SpectatorCabernet Sauvignon oers enticing aromas of baked cherries, cassis and a hint of tobacco. Flavors of warm plums with a touch of dusty soil burst through on a big, concentrated and full palate. This wine is packed with rich fruit and balanced with firm, grainy tannins that lead to a long, satisfying finish.The grapes for the St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon were sourced from a single vineyard located on the West side of St. Helena. This vineyard is located on gravelly alluvial fan soil with excellent drainage, an essential component in high quality fruit development. The vines are less vigorous in this area of the Napa Valley, producing smaller berries and lower yields, for more concentrated, intense wines with good tannin structure. The wine is produced to showcase the terroir and distinct flavor characteristics of our cherished vineyards.