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Heitz Napa Cabernet 1998

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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.

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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 Napa Cabernet

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Snooth User: dagnytaggart76
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2010 01/28/2015

Rich flavor, slightly spicy, not too sweet nor too dry, not too acid


Snooth User: ardria
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2004 07/27/2008

A bit on the jammy side -but a pleasant fruity aftertaste. Wine had nice legs and a fresh plum jammy smell.


Snooth User: drjsgray
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 05/31/2010

full bodied, layered flavors of black cherry and tobacco


Snooth User: amitrathore
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 01/17/2009

Four glasses


Snooth User: Mr Foster
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2003 07/02/2009

love it love it love it


Snooth User: bigdomer
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2003 02/09/2009

Five glasses


Snooth User: Olivier
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4.00 5
04/07/2008

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


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External Reviews for Heitz Napa Cabernet

External Review
Source: Grand Wine Cellar
Vintage: 2010 02/15/2015

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.


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Vintage: 2006 07/06/2011

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!


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Vintage: 2006 08/04/2011

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.


External Review
Vintage: 2004 06/03/2009

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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Vintage: 2004 11/21/2009

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.


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Vintage: 2004 05/17/2010

Heitz Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2004 750ML ** Only 2 in Stock **


External Review
Vintage: 2004 01/17/2009

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.


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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.

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