2016 OAKVILLE WINEGROWERS “THE OAKVILLE CUVEE” CABERNET SAUVIGNON (3L) DOUBLE MAGNUM
Arguably THE rarest significant wine produced in Napa Valley, with a mere 100 magnums and 50 double magnums produced (roughly 33 cases,) Oakville Cuvée is the ultimate prize for your wine cellar. Immersed in superior pedigree, this absolutely brilliant wine, perfectly portrays the essence of Napa Valley’s prized Oakville appellation. With an All-Star lineup of Oakville producers contributing, the list includes some of Napa Valley’s most iconic Cult Cabernets (see the list at the bottom of the page)… Each are members of the Oakville Winegrowers association, and contribute a small amount of extraordinarily high-quality wine in collaboration to produce a one-of-a-kind Cabernet Sauvignon, and benefiting the Oakville Winegrowers Association.
There are many contributing factors that make the terroir in Oakville, some of the best in the world for growing Cabernet. Over thousands of years, sediment has washed down from the hillsides creating notoriously complex earth. On the Western side, the soils are sandy and gravelly, which result in exceptional drainage, which helps produce large root systems and healthy vines. On the Eastern side, the soils are red in color and loaded with minerals and volcanic composites. In the middle, the soils are brilliantly complex, and when you combine all three of these areas together in one wine, the results simply have to be tasted to be believed… With packaging almost as stunning as what’s inside the bottle, each individual bottle is etched and numbered.
Accendo Cellars B Cellars Bevan Cellars Bond Dalla Valle Vineyards Detert Family Vineyards Far Niente Favia Erickson Flora Springs Winery Futo Wines Gamble Family Vineyards Gargiulo Vineyards Ghost Block Goldschmidt Vineyards Groth Vineyards & Winery Harbison Estate Harlan Estate Heitz Cellars Hoopes Vineyard Kelham Vineyards Kelleher Family Vineyards MacDonald Maybach Wines Meyer Family Cellars Miner Family Vineyards Nemerever Vineyards Nickel & Nickel Oakville Cross Oakville East Oakville Ranch Oakville Winery Opus One O’Shaughnessy Estate Paradigm Winery Peter Michael Winery PlumpJack Winery Promontory Estate Raymond Winery Robert Mondavi Winery Round Pond Estate Rudd Oakville Estate Saddleback Cellars Screaming Eagle Spoto Family Wines Stanton Vineyards Tamber Bey Winery Teaderman Vineyards Textbook Tierra Roja Vineyards TOR Wines Turnbull Wine Cellars Vine Cliff Winery Vine Hill Ranch Vitus
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2016 OAKVILLE WINEGROWERS "THE OAKVILLE CUVEE" CABERNET SAUVIGNON (3L) DOUBLE MAGNUM
Winemaker's Notes: "The 2016 Cuvée shows deep purple color in the glass, hinting at the generous extraction in this wine. The aroma offers complex layered aromas of ripe dark plum and strawberries, dark chocolate, and a savory hint of bay and toasted almonds. The palate shows a bright red-fruit driven entry with very linear tannin presentation, elegant structure and good density. It has a rich dark berry mid-palate, and an enduring finish that is both rich and bright with just a touch of barrel sweetness."
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