(From 2001 Vintage)
An impressive, opulent wine with superb balance. The rich, intense color catches your eye immediately as the wine is poured into the glass. Swirl it, and take pleasure in the distinctive and enduring minty aroma that is so characteristic of this celebrated proprietary clone.
With a track record dating back to its first vintage in 1966, Martha’s Vineyard was the first vineyard-designated wine in the Napa Valley.
The 2007 Martha’s is a luscious cabernet with an enticing aroma of mint, plum and summer blueberries. Full-bodied with layers of complexity, this wine is beautifully balanced allowing all the pure, elegant flavors to be appreciated and enjoyed. Life does not get much better than this – a cabernet that is mesmerizing from start to finish and leaves you reaching for more. This is a vintage that will long be remembered for its perfection. We raise our glasses to toast the May family with this magnificent vintage of Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. Founders Tom and Martha and second generation, Laura and Richard, exemplify the remarkable legacy of grape growing in the Napa Valley. Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet was introduced in 1966 as the first vineyard-designated wine in the Napa Valley. We celebrate the historic collaboration and friendship between the May and Heitz families that continues today.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(From 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(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 162
Wine Advocate(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 162 on Dec-05
Wine Spectator(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/04
Wine Enthusiast(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast