Saddleback Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $51.49 $47.99
Save $3.50 (7%)
Item No. 39011
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1999
  • WS90

Winemaker's Notes

Just when you think you've had the biggest wine ever, Nils comes out with something even larger. Pampered and cradled from inception , this blockbuster wine comes from a great and bountiful vintage. The color is the blackest of blackberry, and both the nose and the mouthfeel are hellaciously delectable! The nose is dominated by briery fruit: blackberry, loganberry, and boysenberry. The taste, well ... beneath the fullness, we find the smoky wood is delicate, not overpowering,and the rich chocolate is dark, not milky. Black pepper and coffee bean elevate this distinct wine to an opulent level. The tannins are subtle, but the structure is solid. This wine will be best enjoyed in two to three years, but you may decide to lay it down for many years to come!

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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