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Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
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Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) Cakebread Cellars produced its first vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon in 1974. The sources for this wine have remained very constant over the years, and their stability of supply has yielded wines of consistent complexity and character from vintage to vintage. The grapes are sourced from vineyards, including Cakebread's own Rutherford estate, located primarily in the Rutherford and neighboring Oakville appellations, with smaller supplies of fruit from the Stags' Leap, Carneros and St. Helena growing...

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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)