Sparkman Holler Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 - The Grape Tray
Sparkman Holler Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
SKU: 2695

Sparkman Holler Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

  • ws93
  • we91

750ml
$25.99

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Winery Notes :

We’re not sure how to fully and accurately describe this wine. Really. Stunning is a word that might work. It’s degree of texture and personality are something we have not seen before in this label. Silky. Deep. Polished. Round. Its sexy accessibility is counterintuitive for a wine this young. It possesses a dense purple saturation as well as a stunning nose of black and blue fruits, orange peel, sweet oak and crushed mineral. On the palate it leads with supple rich fruit balanced atop a fine tannic framework. Flavors erupting on the palate include blackberry, cherry, citrus, caramel, mocha, cedar and stone. Ready to roll right now and built for the long run.

Wine Spectator
  • ws93

Gutsy yet polished, with deeply structured blackberry, mocha espresso and dusky spice flavors that build tension toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2029. 2,483 cases made.

Tim Fish, 2021
Wine Enthusiast
  • we91

This is a pan-Washington Cabernet, with fruit from White Bluffs, Horse Heaven, Red Mountain and Yakima Valley. The aromas offer notes of vanilla, sautéed dried herb, ground aniseed, coffee and cherry. Plump chocolate and cherry flavors follow, with a smooth feel upping the appeal.

Sean Sullivan, December 1, 2020