Heitz Napa Cabernet 1998
Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Appellation: Napa Valley --- Oakville Vineyard: Certified Organic by CCOF Residual Sugar: Dry Alcohol: 14.2% Release Date: February 1, 2003 Tasting Notes: The 1998 Martha’s Vineyard is easily identifiable with its pronounced mintiness, a unique characteristic of the vineyard. True to its pedigree, this is a rich, briary wine with layers of complexity. The flavors are bright and bold with a medium weight on the mid-palate and a delightful soft and lingering finish. The 1998 vintage shows signs of youthful tannins and tenacity, but the overall balance ensures a long- lived wine. Enjoy this solid Cabernet Sauvignon from Heitz Wine Cellars.
Rich flavor, slightly spicy, not too sweet nor too dry, not too acid
A bit on the jammy side -but a pleasant fruity aftertaste. Wine had nice legs and a fresh plum jammy smell.
full bodied, layered flavors of black cherry and tobacco
love it love it love it
Very interesting wine as not so into the Californian style. Fresh nose. Aromas on the plum side with red fruits and a touch of mint, with a nice structure and some good tanins. A real cabernet sauvignon! To drink now
External Reviews for Heitz Napa Cabernet
The rich varietal aroma leads to delicious flavors of dark cherry with notes of spicy plum. A generous core of cabernet fruit is nicely integrated with refreshing acidity and just the right touch of oak. This wine is silky in texture, building momentum as it crosses the palate to a lovely, lingering finish.
Unfolds with the authority of a classic wine from the Napa Valley! This wine makes a good first impression with its striking garnet color and vibrant bouquet, but it is memorable for the depth of its varietal character.
Winemaker's Notes - Our 2006 Napa Valley Cabernet unfolds with the authority of a classic wine from the Napa Valley! This wine makes a good first impression with its striking garnet color and vibrant bouquet, but it is memorable for the depth of its varietal character. Centrally focused around a rich core of fruit, it fills the mouth with tiers of bright cherry flavor and underlying notes of darker berry. With a nice balance of lively oak tannins and brisk acidity, this wine glides easily across the palate for a lengthy and satisfying finish. Enjoy the youthful brilliance of this Cabernet today, or cellar it to reward yourself for many years come!
Heitz is a family-run winery that has been operating since the early 1960s, making classically styled wines that are at once both subtle in flavors and layered in complexity. This wine showcases the long growing season with dense dark cherry and currant fruit and a core of bright acidity. Vanilla and spice notes frame the wine, with well-integrated, fine-grained tannins to knit it all together. Drinking well already, and sure to offer pleasure for many, many years to come.
Heitz Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2004 750ML ** Only 2 in Stock **
Wine Tasting NotesDeliciously concentrated and gracefully classic, the flavors continue to unfold and mesmerize on this voluptuous Cabernet. The wonderful balance of smooth, rich, ripe varietal characteristics are so enjoyable...a winner.
Heitz is a family-run winery that has been operating since the early 1960s, making classically styled wines that are at once both subtle in flavors and layered in complexity. This 100% Cabernet is rich and smooth, showing cassis and blackberry fruit, with hints of bittersweet chocolate.
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