Cardinale 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

$349.00
Cardinale 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
99 Points - rare                   

Cardinale 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Regular price $349.00
/
99 Points - rare                                      Rare release of one of Napa's most sought-after collector Cabs. Limited.97 Points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "A resounding success for the year, the 2017 Cardinale is truly impressive. It is. . . READ MORE

Add a case?

  • Earn loyalty points on this order Learn More

99 Points - rare                                      
Rare release of one of Napa's most sought-after collector Cabs. Limited.

97 Points Antonio Galloni (Vinous):
"A resounding success for the year, the 2017 Cardinale is truly impressive. It is also one of the most refined young wines I have tasted here. In most vintages, Cardinale is predominantly made from mountain sites, but the 2017 is roughly equal parts mountain and valley floor fruit. Inky blue/purplish fruit, white flowers, lavender and mint all build in the glass. Lifted and beautifully perfumed, the 2017 is exceptionally polished."

98+ Points Jeb Dunnuck:
"Pure, classic California notes of crème de cassis, spicy oak, chalky minerality, graphite, and spring flowers emerge from the 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, a blend of 91% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Merlot that's sourced from multiple mountain AVAs in the valley. Full-bodied and powerful on the palate, it has a deep, rich mid-palate, beautiful tannins, notable acidity, and a great, great finish. It's another brilliant wine from Carpenter that can offer pleasure today yet also evolve for 20-25 years or more."

98 Point James Suckling: "So much crushed lead pencil, tile and dried flowers, together with blackberries and brambleberries. Full-bodied with round, polished tannins. Layered and so delicious. Black olives and graphite at the end. This potpourri of Napa cabernet character takes your palate on a tour of so many of the regions, including all the mountains, such as Howell, Veeder and Spring Mountain, as well as Atlas Peak, Stags Leap, Yountville and St. Helena. Precision and polish to the wine. Drinkable now, but better to hold."

96 Points Decanter: "Heady aromas of beautiful brown spices, raspberry, boysenberry, leather and tobacco with the nuances of smoky clove, crushed wild herbs and cinnamon. More of the same unfolds on the palate, framed by burly tannins with grit, and finishing with intense pops of red and violet florals. A tremendously poised red with plenty of vivacity and complexity in youth that will only deepen with time in the bottle."

The Cardinale Estate is situated on its own knoll in the heart of Napa Valley's renowned Oakville District. It consists of a striking stone winery, which features a spacious tasting room with expansive views overlooking the valley.  Cardinale creates a single wine from each vintage. The wine is a limited production Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend made from distinct and diverse mountain vineyards situated in the Mayacamas and Vaca mountain ranges surrounding the Napa Valley.

Normal shipping via Fedex or UPS Ground will range from 3 business days (West Coast) to 7 business days (East Coast). If you would like Overnight shipping, please email or call us immediately for options. Please note, expedited shipping such as "2 day air" is for transit time only, this does not include processing time and therefore does not guarantee a specific delivery date. Our ability to respond to expedited requests depends on the particular wines’ availability. We work with many small-production wines which, if not in stock may need to be acquired direct from the winery and may not be available for shipping for several days after your order is placed.

If you have any important time constraints on your order (birthday, anniversary, dinner party, holiday, etc) please email us at info@brix26.com with your order number. Thanks for your understanding.  

Shebang Eleventh Cuvee Red Blend, Sonoma Valley - Brix26
The Whole Shebang Cuvee XVI Red Blend, Sonoma Valley
$14.99
Delas Freres 2020 "Saint Esprit" Cotes du Rhone Rouge
$14.99
Celler de Capçanes 2017 "Mas Donis" Old Vines Red, Montsant
$14.99
Fantastic buy!                     
Slam Dunk 2020 Red Blend, California
$14.99
94 Points                          
Chateau Pesquié 2020 "Les Terrasses" Cotes du Ventoux
$16.99
94 pts - best buy                  
Domaine Lafage 2019 "Bastide Miraflors" Cotes du Rousillon
$18.99