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8300 St. Helena Hwy
Rutherford, CA 94573

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Cakebread Cellars Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

2012
Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

PRICE $65.00

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Our 2012 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon boasts alluring, complex aromas of dense dark cherry, boysenberry and blackcurrant fruit supplemented by enticing toasted oak and dark chocolate scents. Rich and lush on the palate with deeply concentrated cassis, blackberry and black fig flavors, the wine culminates in a remarkably long finish showcasing ripe fruit, dark chocolate and wood spice tones framed by finely grained tannins. Seductive now for its luscious fruit, this classic Napa Valley cabernet will evolve beautifully in bottle over the next 7-10 years.

Recent Acclaim

December 12, 2014

Five Stars
Five Stars

QRW - The Wine Magazine

"Big, rich, powerful, black fruit and smoky oak flavors; long, resonant finish."

October 01, 2014

90 points
Drink: 2014-2029

Robert Parker Online

A classic, the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon offers plenty of crème de cassis and spring flower characteristics as well as beautiful density, sweet tannin and good underlying structure as well as definition. Aged 18 months in French oak, it is a beautiful example of Napa Cabernet Sauvignon that can be drunk young, but will be even better in 3-4 years. It should age effortlessly for 12-15 years.

 

Grape Variety
84% cabernet sauvignon, 6% merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot
Alcohol Content
14.3%
Appellations
Napa Valley
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