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MONTECILLO CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2016

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Vinous
95
Parker
93
€89.00

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Vintage
2016
Country of origin
USA
Region
California
Parker
93
Vinous
95
Appellation
Napa
Volume
0,75 l
Grape variety
Cabernet Sauvignon
Serving temperature
16
Drinking window
2020-2030

Parker review

The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Montecillo Vineyard comes from vines planted in 1964. It was aged 20 months in 50% new Atelier oak. Medium to deep ruby, it offers scents of fresh herbs, mint chocolate, cedar, pencil shavings, blackcurrant and baked black cherries plus warm red cherry preserves, crushed stone and leather hints. Medium to full-bodied, it offers a good interplay of spice/herbs with ripe black fruits in the mouth, framed by very ripe, finely pixelated tannins and great freshness to lift the long, concentrated, layered finish. 93/100.

Press

Antonio Galloni's Vinous.com: 95/100  The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Montecillo Vineyard captures all the personality of this site. Inky red/purplish berry fruit, grilled herbs, black pepper and licorice give the 2016 its distinct pungent character. The tannins are powerful, but all the elements are impeccably balanced. In 2016, Andy Smith crafted a Cabernet that is both potent and also very elegant.

JebDunnuck.com 94+/100  The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Montecillo Vineyard comes from the Moon Mountain AVA in the southern part of Sonoma and has a Château Margaux-like bouquet of blueberries, cassis, sandalwood, tobacco, and scrub brush. This cuvée comes from vines planted in 1964 and spent 20 months in 50% new French oak. It’s rich and full-bodied, with ample tannic grip and loads of character. Hide bottles for 3-4 years and it’s going to last for 2+ decades.