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Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Lyndenhurst 2011

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92 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Lyndenhurst is a gorgeous, entry-level offering from one of Napa Valley's historic wineries. Soft, supple and expressive, the 2011 impresses for its supple, gracious personality. Mocha, plums, cloves, licorice and menthol flesh out on a generous finish brightened by a kick of acidity. The 2011 Lyndenhurst is a blend of estate and purchased fruit. Today it is beautiful, accessible and delicious. Lyndenhurst, Spottswoode's second wine, is a blend of estate and purchased fruit. Drink: 2014-2023. (Nov 2013)

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Spottswoode Winery:
Spottswoode is a family-owned historic vineyard and winery renowned for its exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon. Established in 1882 by George Schonewald, the estate is distinguished by the historic Victorian home depicted on the Spottswoode label. Spottswoode was christened by Mrs. Albert Spotts, who owned the property from 1910 until its purchase in 1972 by Mary Weber Novak and her late husband, D... Read more
Spottswoode is a family-owned historic vineyard and winery renowned for its exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon. Established in 1882 by George Schonewald, the estate is distinguished by the historic Victorian home depicted on the Spottswoode label. Spottswoode was christened by Mrs. Albert Spotts, who owned the property from 1910 until its purchase in 1972 by Mary Weber Novak and her late husband, Dr. Jack Novak. The first Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon was produced in 1982, exactly one hundred years after the estate’s founding. Today, two of Mary’s daughters, Beth and Lindy, work for the family winery that each year releases four very special wines: the Spottswoode Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc, Lyndenhurst Cabernet Sauvignon and the recently-introduced Field Book Rhone. The Novak family is committed to producing wines that faithfully reflect their grape origins. Each Spottswoode wine is known for its refined elegance, balance, and classic structure. Dedicated stewards of their property, the Novaks have farmed organically since 1985 and have pioneered the restoration of their local watershed. Read less

92 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Lyndenhurst is a gorgeous, entry-level offering from one of Napa Valley's historic wineries. Soft, supple and expressive, the 2011 impresses for its supple, gracious personality. Mocha, plums, cloves, licorice and menthol flesh out on a generous finish brightened by a kick of acidity. The 2011 Lyndenhurst is a blend of estate and purchased fruit. Today it is beautiful, accessible and delicious. Lyndenhurst, Spottswoode's second wine, is a blend of estate and purchased fruit. Drink: 2014-2023. (Nov 2013)

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