Checkerboard Vineyards Aurora Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013


SKU 344



California Wine Advisors - 99 points

A truly obsession-inducing new release from Napa’s unanimously acclaimed 2013 vintage. The cashmere-like texture reminds us of some of the best Harlan and Hundred Acre we’ve sampled. Intensely satisfying hints of inky dark fruit (currants, plums, blackberry) combine with tantalizing notes of balsamic, sage, pipe tobacco, and baking spices (cinnamon). The 60 second finish includes statuesque tannins ballanced with luxurious new oak plus baking chocolate guaranteed to dazzle now (decanting recommended) through 2030. 

Category Red Wine
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Appellation Diamond Mountain District
Brand Checkerboard Vineyards