Colgin Cariad Napa Valley Red Wine | 2018 | 750 ml.

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VN100 RP98+ JD98 JS98 SP97

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Primary Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon | All Grapes: 73% Cabernet Sauvignon

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Critical Acclaim

JS98 Monday, August 2, 2021

"Incredible aromas of blackcurrants, licorice, blackberries. black mushrooms, crushed stones, cement and flowers. Full-bodied with wonderfully polished, refined tannins. So long. Great tannin integration. Goes on for minutes. Rich. Best in 2025, but already so amazing to drink now." (98 pts.)

RP98+ Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 30th Nov 2020

"Blended of 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Cabernet Franc, 8% Merlot and 1% Petit Verdot, the 2018 Cariad Proprietary Red Wine has a deep purple-black color and slips out of the glass with the most seductive black fruit preserves notions of crème de cassis, blueberry pie and baked plums plus hints of Indian spices, lavender, mocha and licorice with a waft of cardamom. Full-bodied, rich, opulent and spicy, it delivers a wonderfully powerful expression of this vintage with firm yet plush tannins, finishing very long and hedonic." (98+ pts.)

SP97 Wine Spectator Oct 31, 2021

"What a show of ripe, pure and unadorned fruit, with an immense core of cassis, warmed kirsch and black Mission fig paste flavors that glide through as they’re given center stage, while beautifully integrated alder and warm earth notes flow underneath. There’s serious drive for the long haul, with flickers of anise and violet darting in on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Best from 2022 through 2040. 735 cases made." (97 pts.)

JD98 Jeb Dunnuck 1/27/2021

"The 2018 Cariad isn’t far off and has a wealth of blue fruits, musky earth, spice, and floral notes as well as a deep, rich, layered style on the palate. As with all the 2018s here, the tannin quality is incredible, and it has a plush, sexy, already complex style that’s hard to resist. It’s going to evolve for 25+ years. The blend is 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Cabernet Franc, 8% Merlot, and the rest Petit Verdot." (98 pts.)

VN100 Vinous Jan 2022

"What a thrill it is to taste the 2018 Cariad again. Last year the 2018 was magnificent. It is all that this year too. Powerful and explosive, the 2018 is captivating from the very first taste. Healthy dollops of Cabernet Franc and Merlot add layers to this deep, wonderfully vibrant Napa Valley red. In a big morning tasting at Colgin spanning more than a dozen wines, the 2018 Cariad was a stand out. Superb." (100 pts.)


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More Information
Product TypeWine
Alternate NameColgin Cariad
CountryUnited States
DistrictNapa Valley
Product Location - Location-AppellationNapa Valley
Package Size750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume15.1%
Bottles per Case12
Bin Location0
Premier PickNo
Wine TypeTable Wine
Wine - ColorRed
Grape(s)73% Cabernet Sauvignon
Primary GrapeCabernet Sauvignon
Dollar Sale (Y/N)No