Red Wines    Cabernet Sauvignon    Napa Valley    California   
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Date Printed: 4/23/2014
Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
(search item no. 122354)
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PRICE ON 4/23/2014: $129.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 94 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon is classically balanced in terms of acid and tannin structure. The wine is showing very pure berry varietal character in the nose and revealing its Mt. Veeder origins with side notes of licorice and bay leaf. On the palate, the typical Mayacamas blackberry, black and red cherry, pepper, and mint are all in evidence. Enjoy with all kinds of beef, lamb, and game dishes.

Blend: 95% Cabernet Sauvignon,34% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc

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About Mayacamas Vineyards:

Mayacamas Vineyards is a wine estate located in the Mayacamas Mountains that divide the Napa and Sonoma valleys. The winery was built in 1889 by John Henry Fisher. The estate was renamed Mayacamas Vineyards in 1941.

Robert and Elinor Travers, Californians both, bought Mayacamas Vineyards in 1968. Bob Travers has created wines of classical, balanced, intense, and deeply authentic character for the more than four decades hence. The roster of former winemakers, assistants, and viticulturalists at Mayacamas runs deep, and today Bob Travers and his son, Chris Travers, continue to specialize in Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, with small lots of similarly classically structured Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc also produced.