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Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
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Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) This 1998 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has a clear, dark garnet color. Its spicy, cedar-like scents together with a background aroma of cassis are invitingly rich and complex. On the palate, the texture is rich and smooth with flavors reminiscent of cassis with a hint of chocolate. The overall taste impression of this wine is one of rich black fruit in a delicious balance.

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  • Wine & Spirits
    (2006 Vintage) The 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon is among the finest "regular" Cabernet Sauvignons I have tasted from Cakebread. It exhibits a dense ruby/purple color, stunning purity, subtle notes of smoke, black currants, blackberries, spring flowers and toast, good acidity and ripe tannins. This full-bodied yet graceful, deep, silky Cabernet Sauvignon is already irresistible, but it will provide provocative and complex drinking for 15-20 years. This benchmark winery has again turned out some impressive wines.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (1998 Vintage)
  • Decanter
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 5/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Powerful, smoky, coffee aromas. Opulent, ripe, spicy rich fruit. Amazing intensity with lovely complexity and great length. Delicious.
  • Decanter
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Excellent depth of fruit, sweet hazelnut, raspberry. Very well balanced, tight, good acidity, very elegant, strong oak. Drink 2008-16.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2002 Vintage)