Anthem Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Mt Veeder
A Napa Cabernet that expresses the Napa Valley hillsides, the 2014 Mt Veeder Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is an ultra-premium powerhouse mountain Cabernet from Anthem’s Mt Veeder Estate vineyard, located at 400 feet in Napa Valley’s Western hillsides. Decant and drink now or hold an cellar for a special occasion.
“Floral, perfumed aromas of fermentation are charming, yet this is more aggressive with tannins. The core flavors of blackberry, currant, and licorice are vivid and well-defined. 700 cases made.” Wine Spectator – 90 Points.
Sean Minor Four Bears Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Paso Robles California USA$20.00Add to cart
Sean Minor was born in Kansas but he began his career in the wine industry after a formal education in finance from Arizona State University where he also met his wife, Nicole. They moved to California after graduation, where he began working for Napa Valley’s Beaulieu Vineyard. At the same time he took classes at U.C. Davis in Viticultural and Enology in hopes of developing a further understanding of grape growing and wine production. Then Sean moved to the Pacific Northwest after being recruited by King Estate Winery (widely renown for producing Oregon’s largest and most highly regarded Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris) to manage the Estate. He met Will Bucklin, King Estate’s then winemaker, and developed an even stronger knowledge of winemaking and gained a lifelong friend. Sean learned firsthand the importance of site-specific viticulture, and ended up leaving King Estate to lead Benton Lane Winery then the family returned to California in 2001 where Sean had the opportunity to manage Renwood Winery and enhance his wine experience growing and marketing some of the Golden State’s best Zinfandel and Syrah. Four years later, he founded Sean Minor Wines.
This lovely Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon is ruby in color and displays aromas of lavender, cedar and raspberry fruit. Flavors of blackberries and raspberries combined with hints of savory spices coat the palate. The soft tannins and sweet oak balance lead to a long and lingering finish.
L’Ecole No. 41 Perigee 2015, Walla Walla, WA$60.00Add to cart
The Estate Perigee captures the essence of Seven Hills Vineyard’s characteristic rich elegance, seductive aromas and earthy structure. L’Ecole has been producing wines from Seven Hills Vineyard since 1993. They hand-select our oldest and most distinguished blocks to produce this stunning, flagship wine. Perigee exemplifies this vineyard’s characteristic cedary, black cherry, richly structured elegance. Alluring aromas of cigar box and red currant are accented with flavors of cassis, truffle and earth, on a chalky tannin finish. 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Mwelot, 14% Cabernet Franc, 7% Malbec, 7% Petit Verdot
Raymond Vineyard R Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, California USA$18.00Add to cart
Raymond Vineyards, founded in 1970, is one of the Napa Valley's pioneers and great estates. Arriving in Napa in 1933, the Raymond family became deeply connected to the valley's winemaking origins. In 1970, they established a 90-acre estate in Rutherford that has grown to 300 acres in Rutherford, St. Helena and Jameson Canyon. Five generations of the Raymond family created a Napa icon, with an enduring reputation for elegant wines with a beautiful balance of finesse, power and complexity. This wine is made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from esteemed vineyards across California and slightly aged in oak. The 2016 R Collection Cabernet Sauvignon opens with seductive aromas of cherry and red plum accented with notes of rhubarb and pepper. On the palate, flavors of Bing cherry, raspberry, current and cocoa intermingle seamlessly and lead to a long, smooth finish. Beautifully balanced, the 2016 R Collection Cabernet Sauvignon displays well-integrated tannins and is the perfect complement to grilled flank steak.