Chappellet Cabernet Sauvignon Signature Napa Valley
120 Ratings
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120 Ratings
Chappellet Cabernet Sauvignon Signature Napa Valley

Wine Details

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1987 Vintage) Aromas: Rich blend of jammy berry fruit and chocolate balanced by hints of vanilla, spice and toasted oak. Well developed and forward in character. Flavors: The concentrated, fleshy taste of ripe bl...

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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1994 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/97.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2001 Vintage) This is the winery's basic Cabernet, but there's nothing common about it. It's dry and complex and moderately ageworthy, a hillside Cabernet that revels in its plush, firm tannins and ripe fruit. There's a minerality that seems to come from the soil, with expressive blackberry, currant, chocolate and anise flavors. Really fine now after a decant, and should develop through this decade.