Heitz Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

$45.99
Limit 12 bottles per customer
Item No. 51851
  • red wine
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Winemaker's Notes

Like its siblings, the Heitz Napa Valley bottling is 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon. In earlier vintages it has been blended from grapes purchased from two or more vineyards. Henceforth, it will come from Heitz Vineyards located in Rutherford, augmented occasionally by an addition from "Martha's Vineyard," "Bella Oaks Vineyard," or both, depending on the vintage. Although this wine receives three and a half years of American and French oak aging, our Napa Valley Cabernet is vinified to be softer and more approachable when it is released. It has been frequently cited as an outstanding value in Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons due to the extra time and care it receives in our cellars.

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Heitz Wine Cellars has played a significant role in the history of Napa Valley winemaking since 1961. Founders, Joe and Alice Heitz, produced their first bottle of wine with a commitment to excellence that now spans three generations. Thoday, sibling team, Kathleen Heitz Myers and David Heitz, lead the family business as president and winemaker, producing wines that are...

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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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