2017 Bacio Divino Cellars Cabernet Sauvingon, Cloudy's Vineyard, Napa Valley

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North CoastNapa Valley2017 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Tasting Notes: Aromatically the richest of the 2017 Janzen trio if by just a bit, the Cloudy’s Vineyard bottling sports a distinctive mocha-like aspect and lots of loam soil smells in league with its ample, fully ripe black currant fruit and liberal complement of creamy oak. It is full and supple in feel with particularly fine-grained tannins affording back-palate firmness without pushing it toward puckery astringency, and, while a Cabernet that ideally wants another half-dozen years of age, it is surprisingly easy to access in its youth.

  • 94 Points, Wine Enthusiast
  • 93 Points, JebDunnuck.com “ ... another impressive 2017 from this team, revealing a deep purple hue as well as loads of black currant and black cherry fruit intermixed with plenty of chocolate, graphite, and roasted herb aromas and flavors. Full-bodied and concentrated, with impressive balance, notable tannins, and a solid spine of acidity ...”
  • 91 Points, Connoisseurs’ Guide to California Wine

Final Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Hold Time: Enjoy now

Alcohol by Volume: 15.1%

Cheers to another unique connoisseur wine club find!