L’Ecole No. 41 Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Walla Walla Valley
This wine is a blend of seven prestigious vineyard sites representing four unique soil types in the Walla Walla Valley. Its old world structure, dense dark fruit flavors and elegant tannins exemplify the best of Walla Walla. With an elegant, old world structure, this sophisticated Cabernet shows aromas of dark fruit, earth, and fresh herbs. A seamless core of blackberry, plum, and dark cherry mingle with notes of tobacco and leather on a dusty tannin, richly structured finish.
Schug Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Sonoma Valley California USA$34.00
Supple and generous, the 2013 Schug Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Valley is a solidly built Cabernet blended in the classic Bordeaux style that Walter Schug pioneered in California while winemaster of Joseph Phelps Vineyards. A ripe mouthful of currant and cherry flavors is framed by fine tannins and a touch of spicy oak. It has a classic bouquet bursting with berries, cassis and spice. A generous portion of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Malbec are blended in to add charm and grace, further enhancing the bright berry flavors and lively acidity. Try this wine with hearty stews, wild mushrooms and grilled meats. Though ready to enjoy now, this wine will develop gracefully with 5 to 7 years of additional cellaring.
Ghost Block Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Oakville, CA$105.00
2014 was a superb vintage. The vines reacted beautifully to the weather which allowed for full development and maturity.
Explosive aromas of black cherry pie with hints of sweet chocolate. The underlining dry herbs and vanilla on the nose, lead into an enticing full, lush palate of mature plum, black cherry, and dark chocolate. Integrated throughout the wine is mouth-watering cranberry, and dense oak. This wine is delicious on release with round fine-grained tannins; the perfect aging qualities. Each glass invites you to the next!
Raymond Vineyard R Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, California USA$18.00
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.