+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Heitz Cellar Trailside Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Winemaker's Notes:

"From a certified-organic site in Rutherford and 100% varietal, this wine has benefitted from time in the bottle, dazzling in soft silky red fruit and jolts of nutmeg and dust. Beautifully layered, structured and brightly vibrant, it has impressive coaxings of cigar, cedar and a rich hint of wild vanilla."- Virginie Boone, _Wine Enthusiast_ *(95 points)*June 2019

  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
3.948 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
Heitz Wine Cellars:
Heitz Wine Cellars inhabits a pristine valley in the eastern hills of St. Helena known to the locals as Spring Valley. In 1964, Joe and Alice Heitz acquired this 160-acre ranch and winery to accommodate their burgeoning family business. The gray stone cellar, constructed of hand-chiseled perlite in 1898, safeguards Heitz' collection of French oak barrels which are filled with aging wine. The... Read more
Heitz Wine Cellars inhabits a pristine valley in the eastern hills of St. Helena known to the locals as Spring Valley. In 1964, Joe and Alice Heitz acquired this 160-acre ranch and winery to accommodate their burgeoning family business. The gray stone cellar, constructed of hand-chiseled perlite in 1898, safeguards Heitz' collection of French oak barrels which are filled with aging wine. The rich patina of its weathered walls is in perfect harmony with the high-tech equipment dotting the landscape of the winery's grounds in the 21st century. Second generation Kathleen Heitz Myers and David Heitz are now at the helm as president and winemaker. They have each been integral to the success of the family business since the 1970s, helping to build the worldwide reputation for Heitz Cellars --- a name that has become synonymous with luxury in the world of winemaking. Heitz Wine Cellars has earned countless accolades for its dazzling wines every year since 1961. Their three renowned vineyard-designated wines --- Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Trailside Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon and Bella Oaks Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon --- are the highlight of the winery's distinguished resumé. Heitz' remarkable Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon has been a collector's favorite for over 40 years. Wine Spectator underscored this wine's legendary status by selecting Martha's Vineyard Cabernet as one of the Top 12 wines of the 20th Century. Heitz Wine Cellars' Chardonnay, Grignolino, Zinfandel and Port have also earned their share of ardent fans over the years. To many admirers, the Heitz label is the premiere symbol of fine wine and graceful hospitality. "We handcraft our wines with the utmost respect for the incomparable vineyards of the Napa Valley. It's a real pleasure to share a bit of their magical bounty in every bottle of wine we make." - Kathleen Heitz Myers, President Since the winery ranch also includes the Heitz' family home, we direct visitors to our original site on St. Helena Highway where we have welcomed wine lovers for almost half a century. Read less

Member Reviews for Heitz Cellar Trailside Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Add your review
Snooth User: Mr Dolce
4535424,422
4.50 5
Vintage: 2008 10/02/2013

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: rar8888
1580261,286
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 01/01/2011

This is a beautiful wine. Well rounded and balanced. We all enjoyed this very much.


Snooth User: rar8888
1580261,286
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 09/30/2009

Very refined mild fruit up front with blackberry strong on the palate. Long smooth finish with very well rounded tannins. Overall very impressive.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,203
5.00 5
Vintage: 2003 05/20/2013

Exquisitely perfumed wine! Red and black currant with a touch of licorice. Elegant and smooth and rich in aroma. Nice American-oak influence on the nose. Richly textured. Lovely ripe red and black berry fruit. Cassis, currant. Very pretty fruit with polished tannin. Very good! 94 pts. 5/10/13 at winery


External Reviews for Heitz Cellar Trailside Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

External Review
Vintage: 2007 04/20/2017

Tasting Notes: The much-anticipated 2007 vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon from our "Trailside Vineyard" is now available for your enjoyment and cellars. It is a beautifully balanced wine that is so expressive of this stellar vintage. From the first swirl of the wine in your glass, you will be impressed with the wonderful aroma of summer blackberries and a hint of cassis. The rich and lively flavors continue on the palate, showing an intriguing depth of complexities. This is a big Cabernet – well-focused, voluptuous and smooth, while still showing a youthful pizazz. Experience this exciting wine that highlights the best qualities of Napa Valley’s renowned Rutherford appellation.


External Review
Vintage: 2006 04/20/2017

Tasting Notes: Impressive for its purity and elegance, our 2006 Trailside Vineyard Cabernet conveys the beauty of its Napa Valley heritage from the first sip. This wine is rich, yet restrained. It is evolving nicely with splendid varietal aroma that originates from a core of lush, dark fruit. Ripe cherry flavors and an undertone of spice are wonderfully integrated with fine-grained tannins, building to a lovely finish of great length This Cabernet is a pleasure to drink today, and it has the overall balance to promise graceful aging for years to come.


External Review
Vintage: 2006 06/22/2013

This wine is rich, yet restrained. It is evolving nicely with splendid varietal aroma that originates from a core of lush, dark fruit. Ripe cherry flavors and an undertone of spice are wonderfully integrated with fine-grained tannins, building to a lovely


External Review
Vintage: 1998 07/07/2012

Well-oaked but not overdone, giving it a mocha scent and smooth texture, and it is complex in flavor, with the wood matching up to currant, anise, coffee and dill nuances, finishing with fine-grain tannins. Drink now through 2009. 2,814 cases made. &... Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1998 Heitz Cabernet Sauvignon Trailside Vineyard 750ml


External Review
Vintage: 1997 06/13/2012

Wonderful sense of harmony and proportion, with rich, supple black cherry, plum and wild berry fruit, with touches of chocolate and mocha. Ends in a long, powerful, multilayered finish. Intense and concentrated, with smooth tannins... Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1997 Heitz Cabernet Sauvignon Trailside Vineyard 750ml



"From a certified-organic site in Rutherford and 100% varietal, this wine has benefitted from time in the bottle, dazzling in soft silky red fruit and jolts of nutmeg and dust. Beautifully layered, structured and brightly vibrant, it has impressive coaxings of cigar, cedar and a rich hint of wild vanilla."- Virginie Boone, _Wine Enthusiast_ *(95 points)*June 2019

Photos

1 2 3 4 5  ...  7

+ Add Image

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Cabernet Sauvignon Top Lists







Snooth Media Network