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Date Printed: 12/28/2014
Trinchero Central Park West Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Trinchero Central Park West Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
(search item no. 109193)
boutique wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 12/28/2014: $28.95

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2010 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Our Central Park West Vineyard, named in a nostalgic nod to the New York City origins of the Trinchero family, is located at the southern end of the St. Helena appellation. This 22-acre vineyard is a level site with deep, loamy soils, good sun exposure and excellent air circulation—the ideal situation for producing classic Napa Valley Cabernet.

Even though this wine bears a New York City name, it screams Napa Valley. In 2008, we hand-picked this vineyard multiple times over a three week period. With these valley floor origins and warm St. Helena climate, this is an opulent, eminently drinkable Cabernet with great dark color. Luscious red currant and black fruit aromas intermix with vanilla and blackberry cobbler like flavors leading into a satisfying, smooth finish with subtle hints of white pepper.

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About Trinchero Napa Valley:

The Trinchero family has been making wine in the Napa Valley since 1948, and Trinchero Napa Valley serves to honor the legacy of foundery, Mario Trinchero. Wines bearing the Trinchero Napa Valley label are luxury-class, predominantly single-vineyard, wines from their Napa Valley estates. Ech is painstakingly handcrafted and produced in limited quantities. They source their grapes from 100 acres of estate vineyards in prime Napa Valley appellations, including St. Helena, Mount Veeder, Rutherford and Atlas Peak.