Neyers Ame Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

$95.00
Item No. 122561
  • red wine
  • boutique wine
  • collectible wine
  • WS94
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

This is a bottling of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the vineyard at the highest elevation on our Conn Valley property. Planted by Dave Abreu in 1996 on a steep, south - facing slope at the north end of our ranch, this parcel has given us remarkable Cabernet Sauvignon fruit, both complex and dramatic. The soil is basalt mixed with gravel and clay-loam, and the vines are a low - yielding selection of Cabernet Sauvignon from an old property in Rutherford. The name is a tribute to our three children, Alexandra, Michael and Elizabeth. In French, it means 'soul'.

Critical Acclaim

"A classy style that’s tight, dense, rich and layered, with loads of dark berry, cedar, tobacco leaf, sage and crushed rock. Intense yet impeccably balanced. Firms nicely on the finish, where the tannins give the flavors traction. Drink now through 2022."
94 Points

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Begun in 1992 by Bruce and Barbara Neyers and their winemaking partner, Ehren Jordan, Neyers Vineyards produces 15,000 cases of wine annually. They rely primarily on Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon grown on the Neyers' 50-acre Conn Valley ranch farmed by Hugo and Lupe Maldonado. Additioanl grapes are purchased from a select group of growers, several of which are...

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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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