Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Situated on the fabled Silverado Trail in the world-renowned Stags Leap District of California'a Napa Valley, our beautiful Cape Dutch-inspired estate winery is recognised as one of the world's premier fine wine producer.
External Reviews for Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon
Complex, ripe, firm and vivid dark berry, plum and black cherry fruit is elegant and refined, pure and focused, with just the right backbone. Drink now through 2024.
The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon opens with enticing scents of raspberry jam, sweet herbs and spices. There is a centeredness and a poise to the 2009 that give the wine its sense of harmony and total balance. Sweet, floral notes reappear on the engaging finish. As good as this is today, it will only be better in another 2–3 years. This is another fabulous effort from Chimney Rock. The blend is 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc. Anticipated maturity: 2014–2024.
Elegant and supple, showing herb, tobacco and tea-laced currant and black cherry flavors that are complex and well-proportioned, with a long, lingering finish. Drink now through 2013.
Dark scents of blackberry and black olive show this wine's richness up front. It has the cool feel of a conifer forest, hinting at juniper and cedar, lasting on a more peppery spice. Serve this with savory dishes, like lamb shank braised with rosemary and bay.
Deep and dense red velvet color. Bright red plum and blackberry aromas are interlaced with vanilla and hints of cocoa and clove. A voluptuous burst of fruit at the front palate followed by an enveloping mid palate with an ensuing bright delicate finish.
Smooth, ripe and polished, with a pretty core of spicy plum and currant fruit and a touch of blackberry, it wins points for its elegance and grace, with a long, smooth, flavorful finish. Drink now through 2009.
Austere, with creamy mocha, currant and black cherry fruit that picks up a touch of herb and mineral before veering toward dryness on the finish, pushing out the tannins. Decant. Drink now through 2010.