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Heitz Cellar Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
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(2004 Vintage) The magnificent story of Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon began in 1965 and continues unfolding today. The historic handshake deal between the Heitz family and the May family, who own Martha’s Vineyard, made Cabernet Sauvignon history! The cherished relationship between the families now spans three generations. Showcasing the authentic varietal character of this incomparable Cabernet is an important part of the legacy. Martha’s Vineyard has become the most well known Cabernet around the world for its unique mintiness, its rich layers of complexity and its remarkable overall balance.

(2004 Vintage) The magnificent story of martha vineyard cabernet sauvignon beagan in 1965 continues unfolding today. The historic Handshake deal B/w heitz and may family.

(2004 Vintage) The Heitz Napa Valley Cabernet is a stunning wine from the vintage everyone has talked about. Deliciously concentrated and gracefully classic the flavors continue to unfold and mesmerize on this voluptuous Cabernet. The wonderful balance of smooth rich ripe varietal characteristics are so enjoyable...a winner.

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    menthol really comes through. didn't last to a second day. good but wouldn't pay for it again. 93 points Wine Spectator Shows hints of maturity, with chocolate mint, cherry and currant flavors that are intense yet elegant, balanced and stylish. Full-bodied, firm and focused, this is complex and concentrated without being heavy, offering the wine's classic style and personality. Drink now through 2018. (10/2009) A legend in Napa Valley Cabernet, Martha's Vineyard in the Valley's Oakville appellation is now certified organic by CCOF. Heralded as a classic, the 2004 shows pure "Martha's" Cabernet varietal blackberry and black cherry aromas and flavors along with the iconic wine's tell-tale minty note. Three and a half years of aging in oak lends complexity and depth, with vanilla and oak spice complementing the rich, dark fruits and firm tannins. Elegant and poised, the 2004 is drinking well now with at least a decade of drinking pleasure ahead of it.

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  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/14/2011
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (1999 Vintage) If sharing a certain slightly minty aspect with its sibling below, this very solid young wine is slightly less outgoing in fruit, but it is a touch deeper in character and shows a little more varietal range. It leads with suppleness in the mouth but is roughed up in the latter going by moderate tannins, and it shows a slight trim of heat at the finish. Its tougher traits notwithstanding, it is a deep, well-filled and eminently ageworthy working that looks to get better with anywhere from five to ...
  • Robert Parker
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 162
  • Wine Advocate
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 162 on Dec-05
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/04