Nickel & Nickel

John C. Sullenger Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

9.417 ratings
9.22 pro ratings
Oakville, Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.2

Blueberries leap out of glass with black licorice, violets, dark currants, loamy soils, vanilla & caramel. Dry, sticky, meaty, chewy M+ tannins, dark currants, dark chocolate, mocha powder, vanilla, caramel, blackberries, black cherries, blueberries, black raspberries, bright violets, grippy, gritty volcanic minerals, a good level of spices, warm, semi-sweet dark, soils, solid acidity with a ripe, round, lush, juicy fruit finish. Barrel tasted the 2016 vintage at the Nickel & Nickel. Photos of Sofia relaxing in the cellar and attendees enjoying lunch.

Blueberries leap out of glass with black licorice, violets, dark currants, loamy soils, vanilla & caramel. Dry, sticky, meaty, chewy M+ tannins, dark currants, dark chocolate, mocha powder, vanilla, caramel, blackberries, black cherries, blueberries, black raspberries, bright violets, grippy, gritty volcanic minerals, a good level of spices, warm, semi-sweet dark, soils, solid acidity with a ripe, round, lush, juicy fruit finish. Barrel tasted the 2016 vintage at the Nickel & Nickel. Photos of Sofia relaxing in the cellar and attendees enjoying lunch.

May 8th, 2017
Devin Bostick

Vanilla, cherry, cranberry, tangy juicy cherry and apple jam, ruby red, comes on abrupt maraschino style, then fades with hot ending and middle stickiness with a tannin dominant outcome

Vanilla, cherry, cranberry, tangy juicy cherry and apple jam, ruby red, comes on abrupt maraschino style, then fades with hot ending and middle stickiness with a tannin dominant outcome

Sep 1st, 2021
Tnasha2

This is one of my favorite Nickel Nickel’s wines. I am part of their Cabernet Wine Club & by the timeI called to order more they were sold out. Much better than previous years. Don’t be scared of the price because it is worth every penny. Very bold & dark Cabernet!

This is one of my favorite Nickel Nickel’s wines. I am part of their Cabernet Wine Club & by the timeI called to order more they were sold out. Much better than previous years. Don’t be scared of the price because it is worth every penny. Very bold & dark Cabernet!

Dec 24th, 2019
Brandon T

Hour decant and boom goes the dynamite. Balanced cab with loads of milk chocolate on the finish.

Hour decant and boom goes the dynamite. Balanced cab with loads of milk chocolate on the finish.

Mar 16th, 2019
Jason Bonfig

Good with frog legs.🐸🐸🐸

Good with frog legs.🐸🐸🐸

Mar 16th, 2019
Natalie Dixon Collier

Delicious and so smooth.

Delicious and so smooth.

Dec 19th, 2018
Keith Sedita

Keith had this 3 years ago

Keith had this 3 years ago

Apr 25th, 2020
Kenji Cal

Kenji had this 5 months ago

Kenji had this 5 months ago

Jul 7th, 2022
Frederick Chockley

Frederick had this 2 years ago

Frederick had this 2 years ago

Nov 7th, 2020
Chelsea Bressers

Chelsea had this 2 years ago

Chelsea had this 2 years ago

Sep 1st, 2020