3 Ratings
Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon Arete

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) This hand-crafted Cabernet Sauvignon from our estate vineyards displays the promise of the Stags Leap District terroir. Finely structured with supple tannins that make this wine approachable upon release, this elegant wine can also be enjoyed following years in the cellar. Known for its perfect balance of power and finesse, Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon is consistently praised and highly sought by collectors. Savor this wine and experience the passion.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) The well-made 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon possesses good tannic grip, a Bordeaux-styled structural personality, a dark ruby/purple color, attractive blackcurrant fruit and spice box notes and medium body. Although somewhat reserved, it promises to unfold over the next decade or more.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Restrained and lacking focus, this is complex, with cedary herb, dried berry, fresh-turned earth and dill flavors, ending with a gravelly aftertaste. Drink now through 2024. 17,942 cases made.-JL