Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - The Grape Tray

Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2016


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Winemaker Notes :

This hand-crafted Cabernet Sauvignon from our estate vineyards displays the promise of the Stags Leap District terroir. Finely structured with supple tannins that make this wine approachable upon release, this elegant wine can also be enjoyed following years in the cellar.
Known for its perfect balance of power and finesse, Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon is consistently praised and highly sought by collectors. Savor this wine and experience the passion.

Appearance: Inky purple red. 
Aroma: Black currant, licorice, along with hints of clove and vanilla.
Flavor: This wine is silky smooth, with a deeply structured backbone of fine grain tannins and a long bright finish

Category Red Wine
Region California, Napa Valley, Stags Leap District
Brand Chimney Rock
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine AdvocateThe 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep garnet-purple colored and features a wonderfully vibrant nose of red and black cherries, blackberries and blackcurrants with touches of rose petals, spice box and tilled soil. The medium to full-bodied palate offers crunchy black fruit with a firm structure of grainy tannins and just enough freshness on the savory finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 2018
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James SucklingVery attractive dark-plum and blackcurrant aromas with nicely integrated, toasty oak and leafy notes that lead to a palate with a rich, round and very fresh feel to the coffee-laced finish. Drink or hold.

November 19, 2018
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Jeb DunnuckThe 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District is a beautiful, classic wine that does everything right. Black cherries, blackberries, licorice, scorched earth, and graphite notes all emerge from this medium-bodied, elegant, balanced Cabernet that shows the classic, straight style of the vintage nicely. It has solid structure and will put on weight with short-term cellaring, and should have 10-15 years of prime drinking.

January 31, 2019