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Cardinale 2016

Original price was: $389.99.Current price is: $323.99.

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 99 Points Jeb Dunnuck:

Just about as close to perfection as a wine can get, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon from winemaker Chris Carpenter comes mostly from mountain vineyards and is 89% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Merlot. This full-bodied, rounded, thrillingly textured beauty boasts a saturated purple color as well as a huge nose of crème de cassis, new saddle leather, barbecue smoke, and scorched earth. It has perfect integration of its fruit, tannins, acidity, and oak, carries remarkable power and intensity, yet still glides over the palate with no heaviness or sensation of weight. It’s going to be a legendary Napa Valley Cabernet and will have 3 decades or more of longevity.

97 Points Robert Parkers Wine Advocate:

The deep garnet-purple colored 2016 Proprietary Red Wine is blended of 89% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Merlot. It opens with compelling chocolate box and licorice scents over a core of black and red currants, warm plums and baking spices with hints of cedar chest and pencil lead. The palate is full-bodied with layers of cassis and kirsch flavors framed by firm, grainy tannins and fabulous freshness, finishing long and spicy.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 4 × 4 in
Product Code

225-00-V-2

Condition

Properly Cellar; Distinguished Provenance

Size

750 ml

Region

California, Napa Valley Color:, North Coast

Vintage

2016

Country

USA

Winery

Cardinale