2013 Ramey Cabernet Sauvignon Pedregal Vineyard Oakville Napa ValleyBlend from United States
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"This is our tenth vintage from this small, outstanding vineyard on the lower slopes of the eastern Oakville hills." -Winery...
- 95+ Lisa Perrotti-Brown - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
- 95 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
- 95 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
- 95 Wine Enthusiast
95+ Lisa Perrotti-Brown - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"A blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc, the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Pedregal Vineyard has a deep garnet-purple color and nose of ripe black berries, crushed black currants, pencil lead and dried herbs with hints of dark chocolate and menthol. Medium to full-bodied with a great intensity and harmony, it has a solid backbone of firm grainy tannins and great length. Still very youthful and primary, give it another 2-3 years in bottle and drink it over the next 20+ years."
95 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
"The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Pedregal Vineyard has turned out beautifully. It is also much more accessible young than I expected, despite its considerable size. Bright red stone fruit and pomegranate notes are pushed forward. There is plenty of tannin, but it is nearly buried by the sheer intensity of the fruit. There is plenty of stuffing and potential here."
95 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"From Oakville, the 2013 Pedregal Vineyard is usually the top Cabernet Sauvignon. A classic nose of cedar wood, forest floor, blackcurrants and loamy earth notes is followed by a wine of stunning intensity, full-bodied potency, beautiful purity and length. There is plenty of tannin, but the extravagant richness seems to cover it up extremely well."
95 Wine Enthusiast
"This wine was co-fermented with 15% Petit Verdot from the same rocky, hillside site. The two varieties marry seamlessly in the glass, exuding a distinct perfume of forest mushroom and violet. Though pronounced in structure the wine is also soft and round, with a dotting of dried herb and a considerable length of clove and dust. It's rich, intense and memorable."
"This is our tenth vintage from this small, outstanding vineyard on the lower slopes of the eastern Oakville hills." -Winery
95+ - Lisa Perrotti-Brown - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
95 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous
95 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
95 - Wine Enthusiast
|Varietal(s)||Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc|
|Taste||currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, lead, cedar, molasses, dark fruit, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper and green bean|
|Nose||currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, mocha, leather, vanilla, tobacco, broccoli, berry and flower|