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209 Ratings
Grgich Hills Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
$49.29 USD
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Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) Our Cabernet is rich with aromas of balsamic glazed figs, dried rose petals and a touch of green peppercorns. Smooth and rich on the palate with a persistent finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) A wine that offers a tight, focused beam of loamy earth, dried dark berry, cedar, anise and espresso. Features good length, with gripping tannins. Shows Grgich Hills at the top of its Cabernet game.

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    home run!; licorice and blk berries with cocoa powder nose; velvety, elegant, rich without too much fruit

    over 1 year
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    excellent cab, good dark fruit with smooth dry finish, very good with red meat

    over 1 year
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    nice wine. got in napa

    over 1 year
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    nice oak. buttery.

    about 5 years
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    Awesome

    8 months
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine News
    (From 2004 Vintage)
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 1997 Vintage) (10% Merlot; 4% Cabernet Franc). Mild and narrowly framed faintly raspberry-like fruit is teamed with touches of toast, mint and vanilla in the clean, comparatively low-keyed aromas here. The wine perks up as expected in the mouth, yet its somewhat complex, slightly closed flavors are rather more deep in fruit than first suggested. Still limited by tannin and a bit of acidic stiffness, this one makes a clear case for cellaring and should be held for five or six years.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2002 Vintage) 6% Merlot; 1% Cabernet Franc. This one is still on the youthful and reticent side and takes some time in the glass to evolve, but it gradually allows a good look at nicely oaked, medium-deep, curranty...
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1992 Vintage) Rating: 79/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/96.