Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Napa Valley    California   
Wine.com - Buy wines, wine clubs, gift baskets and more
My Rating (circle) :
Date Printed: 7/30/2014
Grgich Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2000
Grgich Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2000
(search item no. 76011)
collectible wine


PRICE ON 7/30/2014: $19.49

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2009 Tasting Panel rating: 91 points
2008 James Suckling rating: 93 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2006 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 89 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 94 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
2003 The Wine News rating: 90 points
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
1999 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
1998 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
1997 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
1995 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Our 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon has typical Cabernet aromas and a long, lingering aftertaste, coating your tongue with a gentle layer of soft tannins (sometimes called "Rutherford dust") and mouth-filling flavors of currant, blackberry, spice and chocolate to prolong your enjoyment. It is structured much like a classic Bordeaux with a solid base of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon blended with 2.5% Merlot and 2.5% Cabernet Franc to create a unique wine with great complexity, perfect balance, and a deep garnet color. Like all of our Cabernets, this vintage was built for the cellar and will improve with age (just like good people). We recommend serving this wine with prime rib au jus, venison, or a grilled steak as the perfect complement to a festive dinner.
My Notes:

Additional wines from Grgich Hills Cellar:

About Grgich Hills Cellar:

Mike Grgich first gained international recognition at the celebrated "Paris Tasting" of 1976 in which a panel of eminent French judges swirled, sniffed, and sipped an array of the fabled white Burgundies of France and a small sampling of upstart Chardonnays from the Napa Valley. When the results where in, the French judges were shocked: they had chosen Mike’s 1973 Montelena Chardonnay as the finest white wine in the world. Mon Dieu! The results stunned the international wine establishment and immediately earned Mike Grgich a reputation as one of the greatest winemakers in the world.

Today, in Grgich Hills' 30th year, they remain committed to creating richly flavored, distinctive wines from certified organic Napa Valley vineyards that are farmed biodynamically. By all accounts they have succeeded. The new release of Cabernet Sauvignon just received a whopping 94 rating from Wine & Spirits and the Wine News awarded "Chardonnay of the Year" honors to their 2004 vintage. These world renowned Estate grown wines from prime Napa Valley vineyards are unique, delicious, and allocated.