Blankiet Paradise Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $145.00
Item No. 100668
  • RP92
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Winemaker's Notes

The vineyards, known as Paradise Hills, are stunningly beautiful with gorgeous views of the valley. Our Cabernet Sauvignon is planted on volcanic soil.

Sustainable farming is practiced and the human hand is the connection between vines and wines.

Critical Acclaim

"The dense purple-colored 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Paradise Hills Vineyard reveals Graves-like characteristics of charcoal embers, roasted herbs, blackberries, currants, and hints of chocolate, cassis, new saddle leather, and earth. Full-bodied, dense, and powerful, it is a serious vin de garde. This chewy, intense Cabernet should be at its finest between 2008 and 2020+. "
92 Points

Learn About Blankiet

Blankiet Estate was created in 1996 by Claude Blankiet and his wife, Katherine. It is located in the western hills of Yountville in Napa Valley. From 46 acres on the foothills of the Mayacamas range, 16 acres of vineyard have been developed by renowned viticulturist David Abreu. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc were planted on volcanic ash and fractured rock, and Merlot on...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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