Spottswoode Family Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 | 750 ml.

Item #: 55880

RP100 JD100 VN99

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Primary Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon | All Grapes: 86% Cabernet Sauvignon

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Organic: Organically farmed

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Critical Acclaim

RP100 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 5th Nov 2020

"Composed of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot, the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon from Spottswoode explodes from the glass with bombastic notes of crushed blackcurrants, fresh blackberries and wild blueberries with hints of cardamom, lilacs, incense and fragrant earth, leading into wafts of pencil shavings and crushed rocks. Medium-bodied, elegant and yet so, so intense, it has layers of bright crunchy fruit and mineral sparks galore, framed by exquisitely ripe, finely pixelated tannins, finishing very long and energetic. Wowsers." (100 pts.)

JD100 Jeb Dunnuck 1/27/2021

"One of the wines of the vintage, as well as a legendary Napa Cabernet that will compete with anything out there, the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate reveals a deep purple hue as well as extraordinary notes of pure crème de cassis and blackberry-scented fruits intermixed with lots tobacco leaf, lead pencil, spice, and hints of flowers. Reminding me of the 2016 with its purity as well as its balance, it hits the palate with full-bodied richness, a layered, seamless texture, and a blockbuster of a finish. Based on 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Petit Verdot, this is a wine you don’t want to miss! It’s going to take 7–8 years to hit its early drinking plateau and cruise for 30–40 years in cold cellars." (100 pts.)

VN99 Vinous Jan 2021

"The 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon soars out of the glass with stunning intensity. A powerful, regal wine, the 2018 possesses off the charts richness and layers of flavor that build into a dizzying crescendo of aromas, flavors and textures. Bittersweet chocolate, mocha, spice and licorice accents are laced into a core of dark red cherry and plum fruit. The 2018 is a magical wine. That’s all there is to it." (99 pts.)

California

When it comes to US wine production, California is King. California wines account for almost 90% of all wines produced in the United States each year, and is home to the most celebrated vineyards and producers in the country. California is probably best known for its world-famous Cabernets and Chardonnays, many of which hail from its two most-acclaimed AVAs, Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Other prominent grapes used in California wines include Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, and Zinfandel (which California made popular).

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United States

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More Information
SKU55880
Product TypeWine
Alternate NameSpottswoode Family Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
CountryUnited States
RegionCalifornia
DistrictNapa Valley
Product Location - Location-AppellationSt. Helena
Package Size750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume13.8%
BrandSpottswoode
Bottles per Case12
Vintage2018
Bin Location0
Premier PickNo
Spec. DesignationOrganic
Organic DescriptionOrganically farmed
Wine TypeTable Wine
Wine - ColorRed
Grape(s)86% Cabernet Sauvignon
Primary GrapeCabernet Sauvignon
Dollar Sale (Y/N)No
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