Double Lariat, Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - Napa, CA
Our take: 2015 was THE year for Napa Cabs. This trio is the ultimate addition to your wine selection at home! The Double Lariat is no exception. Tie-a-knot and wrap a bow around it, and pretend it’s a gift for someone else, if you’re the type that wants to save this bottle. Better yet, open this up and enjoy this superior premium Cab. Life is too short...
Tasting notes: The Double Lariat Cabernet is highly elegant yet accessible for any occasion and any connoisseur. Enticing aromas jump out of the glass. Notes of black currant, anise, and cedar. Flavors of cassis, blackberry, and black cherry delight the palate leading to supple tannins that carry through a lengthy finish. Tannin structure and fruit-forward notes.
Blend: 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 2% Petite Verdot, 4% Red Wine
Caravan, Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - Napa, CA
Our take: Open the bottle, light a cigar, and do not disturb for the next two hours! You’ve just become the world’s most interesting wine drinker, and you’ll love this ultra-premium Cab! Pairs well with ebullient conversation. Ready for the cellar too!
Tasting Notes: A classically-styled round, supple and sleek red blend – 2014 Caravan is the first vintage to highlight higher proportions of Merlot. The resulting profile is notes of juicy plum, raspberry and flourless chocolate cake. Cabernet Sauvignon, the lion’s share of the blend, adds layers of complexity and an ideal balance between sweet and savory elements. It’s supple yet firm and polished tannin is complemented by dark, spicy notes of black currant and cinnamon; Caravan has a youthful energy that would reward several years of aging.
Caymus, Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - Napa, CA
Our take: Cherry Bomb - Pleasure Parade! One of the best-selling and most adored Cabs in the WORLD.
Tasting Notes: Dark and dense in color, but bright and lifted on the nose, the 2015 explodes with aromas of ripe plum, blackberry, and cassis. One of the most age-able Caymus Cabs in years!
Complicated AND Fun - OMG Times 3!!! Fleur, Petit Sirah North Coast 2013 - Napa, CA Our take: Fleur’s 2013 Petit Sirah is a huuuge premium wine value. Every bottle is a bouquet of flowers AND a box of chocolates, rolled into one! For those who prefer tasting notes: Chocolate, tobacco and new leather aromas make a dramatic first impression...
Red White and Dy-no-Mite! Vinemark Cellars, Cabernet Franc 2014 - Paso Robles, CA Our Take: Winemaker Mark Wasserman’s Cabernet Franc is the quintessential cab franc. Medium-bodied and loved for its savory, medium-high acidity and mouthwatering taste. It is an ideal food pairing wine. Tasting Notes: Beautiful garnet color and sumptuous blackberry fruit make this an enticing Cabernet Franc. The velvety...