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Quella Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

9.59 ratings
9.51 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
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Shay A
9.5

After a couple months of hiatus, the Friday City Club group was able to get back together (albeit a smaller, more spread out group) for an epic hosting by @joe leatherwood . 1 sparkler, 2 whites, 5 reds and 1 dessert wine, all served blind.

The first of a monster lineup of 5 incredible red wines. For the first 10-15mins, this was actually my favorite. Very high toned and lifted. Bright. Rich red fruits, spicy black fruits, kirsch, sage and potpourri jump from the glass. On the palate, it was the most elegant of the five with Black Forest cake, mulberries, cedar, dark chocolate shavings and baking spices. I called this 7-10yr old Napa cab (but it certainly seemed a bit of an outlier compared to the next 4!)

After a couple months of hiatus, the Friday City Club group was able to get back together (albeit a smaller, more spread out group) for an epic hosting by @joe leatherwood . 1 sparkler, 2 whites, 5 reds and 1 dessert wine, all served blind.

The first of a monster lineup of 5 incredible red wines. For the first 10-15mins, this was actually my favorite. Very high toned and lifted. Bright. Rich red fruits, spicy black fruits, kirsch, sage and potpourri jump from the glass. On the palate, it was the most elegant of the five with Black Forest cake, mulberries, cedar, dark chocolate shavings and baking spices. I called this 7-10yr old Napa cab (but it certainly seemed a bit of an outlier compared to the next 4!)

Jun 24th, 2020
V M
9.7

Gorgeous nose of mountain berries and limestone. Tobacco, berry and vanilla palate. Focused and mouth watering this isn't overwhelming yet lingers in the palate.

Gorgeous nose of mountain berries and limestone. Tobacco, berry and vanilla palate. Focused and mouth watering this isn't overwhelming yet lingers in the palate.

Sep 17th, 2017
Mark Wheelihan

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Aug 18th, 2018
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Aug 23rd, 2017
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May 21st, 2017
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Feb 24th, 2017
ed
9.5

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Feb 18th, 2017
Brad

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Nov 16th, 2016