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2014 Chappellet Pritchard Hill Cabernet SauvignonBlend from United States

$210.00

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  • 99 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
  • 98 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
  • 94-97 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
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99

"The flagship wine, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill, 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Petit Verdot and 5% Malbec, is a stunner and one of the great, great 2014s. Inky purple with blueberry and blackberry fruit, cassis, licorice, graphite and white flowers, the wine is stunningly concentrated, full-bodied and seemingly one of the greatest of the 2014s. Still youthful, with at least 25-30 years of upside potential at the minimum, this is a wine for patient connoisseurs. Anticipated maturity: 2023-2050."

98 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

"This shows great structure and muscle with a firm and flexing tone. Full-bodied, tight and reserved. Currants, black truffles and espresso. A classic structure that harks back to the great Chappellets of the 1970s. Savory. What length. Will improve with many years, but it's still a dream to drink now. "

94-97 Antonio Galloni - Vinous

"The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill might turn out to be better than the 2013, as it has a bit more focus, delineation and energy. Although it is quite early, the 2014 offers superb potential. The flavors are intensely mineral and savory today, while the wine possesses magical translucence and tons of personality. The sample I tasted was 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, but the final wine may included blenders. Winemaker Philip Corallo-Titus adds that 2014 is a low tannin vintage at Chappellet, so the wines spent a bit longer than normal on the skins."

Product Detail

Item # 103502
Country United States
Region California
Sub-Region Napa
Ratings

99 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

98 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

94-97 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous

Vintage 2014
Color Red
ABV 14.5%
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Malbec
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, lead, cedar, molasses, dark fruit, pepper, earth, green, plum and mocha
Nose currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, mocha, leather, vanilla, tobacco, spice and earth