Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $99.00
Item No. 127702
  • ST90
Style: Smooth & Supple

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.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.2%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2000 Vineyard 29 was harvested in late September after a long, cool growing season. This is Philippe Melka's second vintage with Vineyard 29 and, as he did in 1999, he has managed to capture the best quality possible from the vineyard. Up front, the wine has aromas of berry fruits; cherries and currants, and is complemented by velvety tannins and a lasting viscosity on the finish.

Critical Acclaim

"Good medium red. Aromas of red cherry, redcurrant, flowers and dill. Bright flavors of sweet red fruits, chocolate and maple syrup. A rather linear style of cabernet, with firm acids. Finishes with fine, granular tannins and very good length."
90 Points

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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