Napa Valley


Cabernet Sauvignon

2014

Wine Spots Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is elegant, full-bodied wine offering a rich array of dark berry fruit, currant, cedar and chocolate notes. Aged in French oak to bring out balanced, integrated flavors and developed, silky tannins, this is a classic example of the celebrated characteristics that make Napa Valley so famous.

Napa Valley

Napa Valley, while small in size, produces some of the finest wines in the world. Old World varietals thrive here, reflecting their classic characteristics while showcasing the diversity of Napa Valley's sub-appellations, each with their unique micro-climate and complex soils. These appellations gravelly, well-drained hillside soils, which are exposed to sunlight at low temperatures, produce wines with a dense palate and great structure.

The Vineyards

The fruit for the 2014 Wine Spots Cabermet Sauvignon was sourced from the Stags Leap, Rutherford, and St. Helena AVAs. These appellations' gravelly, well-drained hillside soils, which are exposed to sunlight at low temperatures, produce wines with a dense palate and great structure.

Food Pairings

Enjoy with heavy dishes like roast beef, grilled steak, hearty meat stews and hard cheeses.

Accolades

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93 Points, Gold Medal

93 points, Gold Medal - 2014 vintage

Black violet color. Jammy aromas of blueberry oatmeal bar, chocolate covered cherries, and peony with a round, crisp, fruity full body and a warming, nuanced, long leather, mulberry, salted caramel, and earth finish with earthy, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak. A delicious, intriguing cabernet with shining fruit and earthy accents.
- 2017 Beverage Testing Institute

Silver Medal

Silver Medal - 2014 vintage

- 2017 American Wine Society

91 Points, Highly Recommended

91 points, Highly Recommended - 2013 vintage

This is a wine full of toasty cedar, fresh black currant, and green mint aromatics. The palate combines these flavors with a touch of dark chocolate and ground coffee bean. Soft tannins give the wine a dry finish.
- 2016 Ultimate Wine Challenge

91 Points, Gold Medal

91 points, Gold Medal - 2012 vintage

Violet black color. Aromas of chocolate wafer bar, powdered berries and limes, and butter roasted nuts with a satiny, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a dried blueberry, roasted citrus, and cocoa accented finish with ultra fine tannins. A delightful sipper or table wine.
- 2014 Beverage Testing Institute

14.5%

Napa Valley
California

Bold & Full-bodied

Napa Valley, California

The Napa Valley is widely considered one of the top wine regions in California and the United States. A combination of maritime climate, mountain and valley topography and varying soil conditions combine to offer ideal conditions for growing a broad range of grape varietals. With a history dating back to the nineteenth century and boasting some of the most acclaimed pioneers in New World wine, Napa Valley has garnered the respect and attention of wine critics from around the world.