#fridaycabernetfix

Grand Napa Vineyards

Stone Crib Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Grand Napa Vineyards Stone Crib Vineyard Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Napa Valley, California

It's time for my
#FridayCabernetfix. Here is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley.

Dark ruby in color with a short reddish rim.

Fruity nose of blackberries, sweet cherries, cedar, spices, espresso, vanilla, dark chocolates, light earth, tobacco leaf and black pepper.

Full bodied and smooth, with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate with blackberries, plums, cooked cherries, oak, dark chocolates, vanilla, licorice, cloves, spices, coffee, peppercorn, earth, black tea, light wet leaves and herbs.

Nice finish with round tannins and tangy cherries.

This Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford is still young, and would be even better in a few years. Already showing nice complexity with a nice mouthfeel.

Rich, yet elegant. Nicely balanced and smooth.

Good right out of the bottle and better after 2 hours of airtime. Fruit forward and extracted.

This 4 year old will continue to age nicely in the next 10 years. Will be nice to revisit it in 3 years and see how it evolved.

Good by itself or with food. Paired beautifully with a filet minion and asparagus.

Grapes were aged for 24 months in (80% new) French Oak barrels. Limited Production.

14.8% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$165.
— 2 days ago

Ted, Chad and 14 others liked this

Foundry

Broken Rock Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

It is time for a delicious Cabernet on this #FridayCabernetfix.

Dark ruby in color with a pretty reddish rim.

Fruity nose of blackberries, black currants, cooked raisins, cedar, figs, vanilla, licorice, chocolates, tobacco, herbs, Mediterranean spices, coffee, light earth, eucalyptus and mint.

Full bodied and smooth, with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with black currants, cooked plums, oak, vanilla, raisins, eucalyptus, earth, tobacco leaf, herbs and peppercorn.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy cherries.

This is a fantastic Cabernet Sauvignon from a great vintage in Napa Valley. This Single Vineyard is elegant, rich and fruit forward.

Good right out of the bottle and better with airtime. Peaked at 3 hours in the decanter.

This 9 year old is drinking very nicely now. Showing nice complexity with a soft mouthfeel.

I've had it over a year ago, and it is drinking even better now. Peaking now, and will continue to drink nicely in the next few years.

A blend of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon with some Merlot and Petit verdot. Aged for 28 months in mostly new French Oak barrels. A tiny production of less than 5 barrels.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

94 points.

$115.
— a month ago

Ted, Douglas and 21 others liked this

Perus Wine

Janeen Proprietary Red Blend 2016

It is time for a tasty Cabernet for my #FridayCabernetfix.

Dark ruby in color with a short reddish rim.

Full bodied, smooth and elegant, with medium acidity.

Dry and very fruity on the palate with a great mouthfeel.

Showing black fruits with cedar, vanilla, leather, earth, Indian spices, chocolates, tobacco, peppercorn, coffee, light cola and pencil lead.

Long finish with round tannins and tangy cherries.

This 6 year old from the great 2016 vintage is showing great complexity now. A gorgeous wine that will age nicely in the next 20 years.

Delicious right out of the bottle and better with airtime.

I had it a year ago, and it was delicious then, but now it is so much better. What a wonderful surprise.

Rich, opulent, spicy and fruit forward.

I paired it with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses. A great sipping wine too.

A blend of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc.

15.2% alcohol by volume.

96 points.

$200.
— 2 months ago

Jose, Bob and 16 others liked this

Prothro

Signature Release Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Prothro Family Wines Signature Release Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Napa Valley, California

It is time for my
#FridayCabernetfix. Here is a very tasty Cabernet Sauvignon.

Deep purple/ ruby in color with a wide purplish rim.

Pretty nose of wildflowers, blackberries, blueberries, cedar, coffee, vanilla, tobacco, dark chocolates, pencil lead, light earth, dried fruits, diet coke, dried meats and peppercorn.

Full bodied, smooth and elegant, with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, cooked cherries, black currants, light tobacco, earth, herbs, spices, cedar, licorice, light vanilla and peppercorn.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and cherries.

This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley. Fruit forward with nice complexity and a great mouthfeel.

Still young, but already enjoyable, even by itself. Will continue to age nicely in the next 10 years.

A good quality wine with the potential to become a 95+ point wine.

Rich, yet elegant. Spicy and entertaining.

Good right out of the bottle, and better with airtime. I decanted it for 3 hours.

Easy to drink by itself, and good with food too. Will pair nicely with a nice piece of steak.

A blend of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon with Petit Verdot, Merlot Cabernet Franc and Malbec. Aged in Oak barrels for 22 months. A tiny production of only 600 bottles.

14.7% alcohol by volume.

93 points.

$75.
— 9 days ago

Ted, Romain and 12 others liked this

Byron Blatty Wines

Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

It is time for my #FridayCabernetfix. Here is a nice surprise.

Inky in color with a wide purplish rim.

On the nose cherries, blueberries, black currants, black plums, herbs, spices, light tobacco, light oak, dark chocolates and light earth.

Full bodied, smooth and elegant, with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, ripe cherries, oak, light vanilla, spices, licorice, red candy, light earth, peppercorn, coffee, chocolates and herbs.

Nice length on the finish with fine grained tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from Los Angeles County. Easy drinking once it opens up properly. Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel.

This Single Vineyard Cabernet from Malibu Coast, is already showing nice complexity.

Needs 90 minutes in a decanter to open up properly, so be patient.

This 4 year old is starting to drink nicely now, but still young, and will continue to age nicely in the next 10 years. Showing good potential to become a 94+ point wine.

Smooth, rich and elegant. Fruit-forward and tangy. Good by itself or with food, and will pair nicely with BBQ Meats. I paired it with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

A blend of 98% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Cabernet Franc. Aged in 100% new French Oak barrels for 22 months.

15.1% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$150.
— a month ago

Iwan, Jay and 18 others liked this
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Silverado Vineyards

GEO Coombsville Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

It is time for my #FridayCabernetfix. Here is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon.

Deep purple in color with a wide reddish rim.

Fruity nose with blackberries, cooked cherries, milk chocolates, blueberries, cedar, earth, tobacco, light vanilla, licorice, spices, herbs and black pepper.

Full bodied, smooth and elegant, with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, cherries, wood, spices, earth, black tea, chocolates, tobacco, graphite, herbs, dark coffee and peppercorn.

Long finish with round tannins and tangy cherries.

This 4 year old Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, is drinking beautifully now. Still young, but already showing very nice complexity.

Good right out of the bottle, and better after 45 minutes of air time, when more complexity comes into play.

This delicious Cabernet will continue to age nicely in the next 10 years.

Good by itself or with food. A good sipping wine, but will also pair nicely with a nice piece of steak.

Rich, yet elegant. Spicy, tangy and fruit forward.

I paired it with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses. Paired really nicely with the Romanian Genoa Salami.

100% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from Coombsville were aged for 18 months in mostly French Oak barrels (43% new), with some American and Hungarian Oak.

14.7% alcohol by volume.

93 points.

$75.
— 2 months ago

Eric, Ted and 15 others liked this

Krupp Brothers

Stagecoach Vineyard Synchrony Red Bordeaux Blend 2012

It is time for my #FridayCabernetfix. This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon/Franc blend from the great 2012 vintage.

Full bodied and bold with medium acidity and long legs.

Showing black fruits with cedar, vanilla, leather, spices, earth, peppercorn, chocolates, tobacco, herbs and coffee.

This 10 year old Single Vineyard is extracted and rich, yet elegant.

This fabulous wine is drinking wonderfully right now, and will continue to age nicely in the next 10 to 15 years.

I paired it with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

A blend of 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Cabernet Franc and 4% Malbec. Aged for 22 months in (70% new) French Oak barrels. A tiny production of only 5 barrels.

94 points.

$150.
— 16 days ago

Daron, Rob and 21 others liked this

Sunshine Valley Vineyards

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Sunshine Valley Vineyards SSV Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California

It is time for my
#FridayCabernetfix. Here is a beautiful one.

Inky in color with a short red rim.

Fruity nose of blackberries, sweet plums, cooked cherries, raisins, dried figs, vanilla, cedar, licorice, cola, chocolates, tobacco, mocha, leather and black pepper.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and very fruity on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, cooked cherries, cedar, vanilla, spices, espresso, cola, raisins, figs, tobacco and chocolates.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and cherries.

This is a wonderful Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley. So very smooth and elegant, rich and extracted.

Still young and would be better in 5 years.

Easy drinking right out of the bottle, and better after a few hours of airtime. Fruit forward and chocolatey. Nicely balanced and complex.

Good by itself as a sipping wine, but will pair nicely with a big piece of steak too.

15.3% alcohol by volume.

93 points.

$140.
— 23 days ago

Tom, Sharon and 12 others liked this

Meadowcroft

Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Meadowcroft Wines Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 Napa Valley, California

It is time for my
#FridayCabernetfix. Here is a very tasty one from Oakville.

Dark ruby in color with a purplish rim.

Fruity nose of blackberries, sweet plums, cooked cherries, cedar, licorice, vanilla, spices, dark coffee, maple syrup, black pepper, light earth, spices, light vegetables, herbs and tobacco leaf.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, black cherries, oak, coffee, tobacco, herbs, spices, dark chocolates and peppercorn.

Nice spicy finish with soft tannins and tangy cherries.

This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley. Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel. Soft and elegant. Fruit forward with nice balance.

Needs a few hours to open up properly, and I gave it 3 hours in the decanter.

Complex and tasty. Rich, extracted and elegant. The tangy finish making it interesting. Loved the nose once it opened up.

A good quality wine that will age nicely in the next 10 years. Has good potential to become a 94+ wine.

Good by itself or with food, and will pair nicely with a big piece of steak.

A blend of 91% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Petite Verdot. A small production of only 6 barrels.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$125.
— a month ago

Jay, Casey and 15 others liked this

Baldacci Family Vineyards

Black Label Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

It is time for a delicious Cabernet for my #FridayCabernetfix.

Dark ruby in color, almost Inky, with a short reddish rim.

Strong fruity nose of blackberries, sweet plums, cooked cherries, toasted cedar, vanilla, tobacco, Za'atar, chocolates, coffee, cola, black pepper, eucalyptus and spices.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, cooked cherries, cedar, vanilla, licorice, light cola, coffee, spices, tobacco, dark chocolates, light earth and black pepper.

Long spicy finish with fine grained tannins, peppercorn and cherries.

This is a wonderful Cabernet Sauvignon from Stags Leap. Spicy and interesting. Showing great complexity and mouthfeel at this point.

Good right out of the bottle, and better after 2 hours of airtime, when the tannins calm down.

This 6 year old Single Vineyard Cabernet, is drinking very nicely now, and will continue to age nicely in the next 10 years.

I had this vintage a couple of years ago and it is even better now.

Delicious and engaging. Fruit forward and good by itself as a sipping wine.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

95 points.

$100.
— 2 months ago

Doug, Hermes and 19 others liked this