Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Branding Iron Vineyard 2008
Established in 1997 by the partners of Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel is based on a philosophy of producing 100 percent varietal, single-vineyard wines that best express the distinct personality of each vineyard. It is from some of the most coveted vineyards in the Napa and Sonoma valleys that the Nickel & Nickel wines are produced.
Three and a half glasses
External Reviews for Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Branding Iron Vineyard
Cabernet is the ripest and sweetest of the winery s 2008 offerings, but it still shows the tannins that are Nickel & Nickel s mark. The vineyard is in west Oakville, and offers that region s superbly lush, delicious blackberry, blueberry and cherry flavors. Those tannins, while firm, are sweetly ripe, giving the wine an oxymoronic soft toughness. Rated 90+