Hendry Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Block 8 (half-bottle) 1999

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $25.99
Item No. 74080
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS88

Winemaker's Notes

For many years, Cabernet Sauvignon from Block 8 has contributed to Opus One and Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve and this Block 8 Cabernet proves no less worthy. From vines situated on thin stony clays, the wine was aged for 21 months in French Oak, resulting in a rich body with layers and layers of complex flavors of black cherry, black berry, sweet red pepper, black olive and bay. The tannins are supple and accessible. A stunning and delicious wine to enjoy now or for the next ten years. (Alcohol 14.2%) 1800 cases produced.

Learn About Hendry

The Hendry family has been farming the same vineyard in Napa since 1939. The lessons learned in more than 70 harvests provide us with a level of knowledge and a connection to the land that is rare in Napa. The Hendry Ranch is composed of 114 acres of vineyard situated in the hills north west of Napa. This latitude in the valley experiences substantial marine influence, and allows...

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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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