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Date Printed: 9/22/2014
Heitz Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
Heitz Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
(search item no. 90453)
collectible wine


PRICE ON 9/22/2014: $169.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2001 The Wine News rating: 98 points
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1997 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1985 Wine Spectator rating: 98 points
1978 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2002 Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is an impressive, opulent wine with superb balance. The rich, intense color catches your eye immediately as the wine is poured into the glass. Swirl it, and take pleasure in the distinctive and enduring minty aroma that is so characteristic of this celebrated proprietary clone. This is an exciting wine from the Oakville appellation with a track record dating back to its first vintage in 1966. There is nothing like a Martha's Vineyard Cabernet – tried and true, it is a remarkable treasure from the Napa Valley.
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About Heitz Wine Cellars:

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 recognized worldwide for their purity, balance and proven age-ability. Heitz Cellars is internationally acclaimed for the consistent brilliance of its vineyard-designated Cabernets. When Heitz Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon was introduced in 1966, it was the first Napa Cabernet with the vineyard-designation on the label.