Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Branding Iron 2005
Why? Don�t miss this rare chance to own a few bottles of Cabernet sourced from the vineyard directly adjacent to� Screaming Eagle ($1,250/bottle) renowned vineyard in the heart of Napa.� Tastes?� The 2005 is soft and approachable reminiscent of an elegant Bordeaux blend but built to last with bold tannins, dry blackberry, dark cherry, and hint of vanilla on the long, smooth finish. This well built wine will age well for 7 � 10 years!
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.
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Vineyard Description: Planted in 1973, Tench Vineyard is situated on the eastern edge of Oakville along the Silverado Trail. The area?s red, rocky soils of clay and volcanic rock have produced many famous Napa Valley Cabernets. Nickel & Nickel
A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Branding Iron Vineyard 750ml
Vineyard Description:Named for the branding iron owned by the proprietor, the four-acre Branding Iron Vineyard lies in western Oakville, close to the base of the Mayacamas Mountains. The vineyard is comprised of well-drained clay loam and the vines
Wine Tasting NotesRound and polished, opens with a mouthful of cherry and cranberry fruit mixed with notes of herb and dried tea. Toasted oak fills the middle palate with notes of spice and smoke, while the soft tannins finish with harmony and grace.
Wine Tasting NotesThe Tench Vineyard Cabernet combines sweet blueberry and boysenberry flavors that are in harmony with a background of spice and herb. This wine is quite elegant and well balanced between the juicy fruit and the sweet vanilla from the oak. Its coating, velvety texture is expansive and refreshing as the soft, supple tannins carry the flavors into a long, sweet finish.