PlumpJack Oakville Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5L Magnum) 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $209.00
Item No. 117901
  • WS90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

This is the second vintage of PlumpJack Cabernet Sauvignon made from the grapes grown directly adjacent to the winery facility in Oakville, California. Rich, ripe, briary berries, soft oak and some of our Oakville dust welcome you to your first sip of this wine. The long and honorable heritage of this vineyard is classically stamped in the notes of intense black cherry and cassis which sound throughout this Cabernet. Opulent fruit flavors are bolstered by firm, sweet tannins from 100% new oak.

Critical Acclaim

"Supple and complex, with a pretty array of currant, anise, sage, cedar and tar notes. Complete if a bit chewy in tannin on the finish. Toasty oak smooths things out."
90 Points

Learn About PlumpJack Map ItMap It

PlumpJack Winery sits squarely in the heart of Napa Valley's renowned Oakville region, surrounded by a 42-acre estate vineyard highly-regarded for the quality of its Cabernet Sauvignon. Both their winery building and their vineyard date back to the 1800s, when winemaking pioneers first took advantage of a unique position on the valley floor. The east side of their vineyard lies...

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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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