Seven years later, and our 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has truly come into its own! Why? Spring 2011 was cold and wet, which led to a late fruit set. Spring was followed by a mild summer and a harvest that extended into November. Instead of the usual warm dry weather of Napa Valley, the vintage was more like Bordeaux. Many were too quick to judge to the vintage. Patience…
A compound called pyrazines, which impart flavors from bell pepper (bad) to olive oil and savory herbs (good) are brought forward in cooler vintages. Pyrazines also extend the aging of wines, which is why our 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is just hitting its stride. The hints of olive oil and sage make this wine excellent for food pairings!
Our 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon offers exceptional elegance, restraint and structure. Find dark, ripe juicy fruit, sage, thyme and fresh earth on the nose, with pleasant tannins and lovely acidity framing Bing cherry and cassis. To secure your Library Selection, visit our online store or contact us directly via email or by calling 707-944-8523 (Ext. 1).
Receive $1 shipping on 3 bottles or more using promo code 2011CAB (case sensitive). Yes, you may mix and match your selection! Pleae note that shipping is added following your online order.
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