Fantastic new Napa Chardonnay made exclusively from grapes selected from the Staglin Family Rutherford estate. Limited
This Staglin 2013 SALUS Chardonnay Napa Valley displays a beautiful golden color with a green hue and reveals a bouquet of ripened Golden Delicious apple, spiced Asian pear and fresh fig complimented by a touch of beeswax. This well-balanced wine is medium bodied and expresses flavors of Candied citrus and William pear leading to a zesty finish. Enjoy this wine for the coming two to three years! Kudos to winemaker Luc Morlet, former winemaker for Peter Michael.
$ 79.99 $ 85.00
New release of Caymus' 2016 Cabernet now available!
previous vintage 94 Points Robert Parker: "The Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley has a dense opaque purple color, a kiss of blackberry and cassis fruit, a full-bodied mouthfeel with ripe tannin and a long finish. It is very Caymus in its immediate accessibility, but has plenty of staying power and depth. This is lush, full, intense and pure. Drink it over the next 15 or so years."
Caymus Vineyards produces two Cabernets Sauvignons – a “Napa Valley” and the venerable “Special Selection”. Both Cabernet bottlings have aromas and flavors which can only be achieved through “hang time” – a technique which chances the loss of crop if early winter sets in. Leaving the fruit to “hang” on the vine unusually long develops suppleness, increases color, and matures the tannins of the grapes. The wines are abundant in textural tannins yet soft as velvet. Crop thinning, allowing measured sunlight to reach the vine’s fruit zone, and waiting for increased ripeness are all part of our viticultural practices. Caymus Cabernets offer a wide array of aromas and flavors including cocoa, cassis and vanilla.
★ 95 Points
A blockbuster new Cabernet blend from Hestan Vineyards. Usually only available to mailing list members we have a small amount of this tiny production Cabernet while our allocation lasts!