2018 SADDLEBACK CELLARS OAKVILLE CABERNET SAUVIGNON

$78.00

Saddleback Cellars is where premium Oakville fruit and a half-century of winemaking experience join forces to create deeply profound Cabernet Sauvignon that ranks among one of Oakville’s best values. The winery’s 14-acre vineyard is in a sweet-spot behind OPUS ONE, where the soils and climate combine to produce grapes of regal qualities. Nils Venge crafts the wine, and Nils was the first American winemaker to earn a perfect 100 point score from Robert Parker when he made the 1985 Groth Reserve Cab.

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2018 SADDLEBACK CELLARS OAKVILLE CABERNET SAUVIGNON

 

Saddleback’s vineyard is near Oakville’s center on Money Road with notable neighbors Plumpjack, Groth, and Silver Oak. Legendary Winemaker Nils Venge ages his Cabernet for around 24 months in oak barrels, contributing structure and adding additional complexity layers. This EPIC 2018 vintage benefited from a further two years in the bottle, and it’s delicious right now will continue to perform for the next decade.

*VIP Heads-Up: The 2018 Vintage of Napa Valley has garnered Massive Scores and Critical Acclaim – This 2018 Saddleback Cab Vintage is Arguably Better than 2016 – it’s bigger, bolder and even more luscious… master-crafted from a 100 Point LEGENDARY Winemaker with balance and versatility. For example, a man can drink this with HIS buddies while smoking cigars on the patio, and at the same time a woman can host an elegant evening of wine-pairing decadence with HERS … I humbly invite you to experience for yourself my friends. Please Grab a case, or a 6-pack: each time you open a bottle, it will display an amazing array of depth with delicious layers of fruit. And it’s gets better with age; each sip will whisper the story … therefore, cases are highly recommended to truly divulge into this most amazing Terroir of Classic Oakville Napa Valley.  CALIHIWINES OFF THE CHARTS

Legendary Saddleback Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Tasting Notes from Winery, “On the nose, pleasing aromas of cassis, blackberry, bay leaf, cocoa, light oak and Earl Grey leaves. On the palate, it approaches with a velvety, silky tannins with a full mouthfeel. The well balanced minerality ends with a highly structured, but soft, strawberry, pomegranate and coffee finish. The tannins smoothly grip you on the first taste, but pleasantly soften into a gracefully spectacular wine.”

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