Kuleto Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $49.99
Item No. 81377
  • W&S93
  • WS91

Winemaker's Notes

"The red and black cherry fruit component of this wine builds to classical proportions with air. It fills the mouth with resonant flavor that lasts, the amplitude building toward elegance when tasted a day later. This is more about balance than complexity, the oak, the tannin and the fruit all finely weighted. Lovely to drink now, it should continue to develop well for ten or more years from the vintage."
-Wine & Spirits

Winemaker Notes: Very dark red purple. Smells thick and it is. Black currants, wild blueberries, clove, cinnamon, black olives, licorice and violets vie for dominance in the nose. The mouth is equally dense, sweet, long and warm.

Learn About Kuleto

In 1992, culinary entrepreneur Pat Kuleto assembled five parcels from cattle ranchers to create a 761-acre ranch of wild hillside land on the eastern edge of the Napa Valley, overlooking Lake Hennessey, Pritchard Hill and the towns of Rutherford and St. Helena. Plantings included cabernet sauvignon, sangiovese, pinot noir, chardonnay, syrah, zinfandel and muscat, planted at...

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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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