Duckhorn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Beginning with a gorgeous nose of boysenberry, cherry, strawberry, cedar, sage, and licorice, this lush and lively Cabernet captures the rich diversity of Napa Valley. On the palate, the alluring fruit flavors are underscored by bright acidity, firm polished tannins, and notes of fig, licorice, and cinnamon that linger on the well-structured finish.
Blend: 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc.
|Region||California, Napa Valley|
Wine SpectatorWarm plum, blackberry and boysenberry reduction notes glide through, infused with sage, melted licorice and warm tobacco leaf accents. Takes on a gently mulled feel on the fleshy finish. Drink now through 2025. 42,000 cases made.
Wine EnthusiastTightly tannic and robustly concentrated, this is a powerhouse red wine, dotted in black cherry, vanilla and toasted oak. Accents of dried herb and sage provide complementary spice and earth to the richness.