2016 Lewelling Wight Vineyard Cabernet SauvignonCabernet Sauvignon from United States
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"Our bolder cabernet of a precocious vintage, this wine has an amplitude of black fruits together with dark chocolate, road tar, violets, and a great depth of plush tannin. " -...
- 97 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
97 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
"There are just over 450 cases of the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Wight Vineyard, another majestic, heavenly example of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon from this estate. A selection from the estate vineyard that's all Cabernet aged 20 months in 90% new French oak (it's also bottled unfined and unfiltered), it offers a more pure, focused style than the straight Cabernet Sauvignon (as well as compared to the more over-the-top 2015) yet doesn't lose anything on the opulence and sheer decadence scale. Its incredibly pure bouquet of blueberries, black currants, lead pencil shavings, violets, and damp earth notes all remind me of a great vintage of Ducru-Beaucaillou. Full-bodied, ethereally textured, concentrated, classic and yet just pure deliciousness, this brilliant wine will continue drinking well for two decades."
"Our bolder cabernet of a precocious vintage, this wine has an amplitude of black fruits together with dark chocolate, road tar, violets, and a great depth of plush tannin. " - Winery
97 - Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
|Taste||currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak and vanilla|
|Nose||currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar and cigar box|