Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2016

Joseph Phelps

Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
2016

$119.75

* Suggested retail price
Product code
10921444
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
SAQ Specialty by lot
Status
Available
Country
United States
Region
California
Subregion
Napa, North Coast
Regulated designation
American Viticultural Areas (AVA)
Varietal(s)
Cabernet Sauvignon 86 %
Merlot 7 %
Petit Verdot 3 %
Cabernet Franc 2 %
Malbec 2 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Sugar content
2.6 g/l
Closure type
Cork
Winery's website

About this winery

Joseph Phelps Vineyards is a family-owned and operated wine estate with vineyards and wineries in Napa Valley and on the western Sonoma Coast. The winery was founded in 1973 by Joseph Phelps, a successful construction executive and entrepreneur whose early interest in wine led him to establish vineyards on a 670-acre former cattle ranch in Napa Valley. Over the next 42 years Joe became one of the most respected figures in the California wine industry, building Joseph Phelps Vineyards into a...

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Press reviews

Snow

- 93 points-

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, December 2018

Deep garnet-purple colored, it sings of crushed blackcurrants, blackberry pie and blueberry compote with suggestions of cigar box, menthol, rose hip tea and baking spices. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is packed with vibrant black fruit laced with plenty of spicy sparks, framed by grainy tannins and oodles of freshness and finishing long with a menthol kick.

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