Original
36 Ratings
Kuleto Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
$74.99 USD
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Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2008 Vintage) High-toned notes of red currant or cassis flow immediately from the glass followed by those of nutmeg and cocoa. With a little air, hints of caramel and a delicate smokiness appear. It enters the mouth softly and quickly fills all corners without any heat. Though bone dry, there is an impression of sweetness that comes from grape skins that ripened without severe heat. This wine is immediately gratifying but will definitely open up further by decanting an hour before enjoying.

Winemaker's Notes

We are extremely pleased to offer our second release of Cabernet Sauvignon. It has all the richness and complexity of our hallmark premier release with dark chocolate, ripe berry, and lovely dust undertones. All the grapes for this wine were grown between 1,000 and 1,500 feet elevation on our estate located in the Sage Canyon hills above Rutherford in the Napa Valley. We began cultivating our vineyards in 1993 with an eye towards producing a collection of world-class wines that would demonstrate ...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2008 Vintage) “Bold and rich, this is driven by a heftymix of black fruits and nds a goodbalance with acidity and tannins thatframe it up nicely, ending with a dash ofloamy earth, cedar and road tar. Drinknow through 2025.”