• WE: 90

    Wine Enthusiast Score

    90

    Close
  • WS: 87

    Wine Spectator Score

    87

    Close
+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Stonegate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1998

Winemaker's Notes:

1998 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Wine Enthusiast: "You have those beautiful Napa tannins, acidity and structure, and fine toasty oak." Rating: 90. Vintage 1998: 1998 was atypical for Napa Valley. With unseasonable rain in June, the growing season was very cool. Then in a total reversal, October brought an Indian summer with warm, dry days and cool nights. The extra hang time provided excellent fruit/acid balance with an average sized crop. 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley This full-bodied, Bordeaux blend exhibits a deep brick red color, and possesses a nose with hints of tobacco, cassis and earth tones. The flavors are a mouthful of fruit, mushroom, cedar and toasty oak. On the finish, the fruit intensity lingers with a firm tannin structure. Enjoy now or cellar for up to ten years. ! Price Details Base Price: $40.00 These bottle sizes are available: Normal (750mL): $40.00 Magnum (1.5L): $80.00 The perfect gift to share! Two standard bottles in this convenient 1.5 liter. Jeroboam/Double Magnum (3.0L) $160.00 This delightful size, comparable to six bottles, easily servers a dinner party of 15 to 18 persons.

  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
3.4 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add

1998 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Wine Enthusiast: "You have those beautiful Napa tannins, acidity and structure, and fine toasty oak." Rating: 90. Vintage 1998: 1998 was atypical for Napa Valley. With unseasonable rain in June, the growing season was very cool. Then in a total reversal, October brought an Indian summer with warm, dry days and cool nights. The extra hang time provided excellent fruit/acid balance with an average sized crop. 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley This full-bodied, Bordeaux blend exhibits a deep brick red color, and possesses a nose with hints of tobacco, cassis and earth tones. The flavors are a mouthful of fruit, mushroom, cedar and toasty oak. On the finish, the fruit intensity lingers with a firm tannin structure. Enjoy now or cellar for up to ten years. ! Price Details Base Price: $40.00 These bottle sizes are available: Normal (750mL): $40.00 Magnum (1.5L): $80.00 The perfect gift to share! Two standard bottles in this convenient 1.5 liter. Jeroboam/Double Magnum (3.0L) $160.00 This delightful size, comparable to six bottles, easily servers a dinner party of 15 to 18 persons.

Photos

+ Add Image

Best Wine Deals

  • $24.99
    17% off
    Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Syrah United States Washington Columbia Valley Chateau Ste. Michelle United States
    Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Syrah United States Washington Columbia Valley Chateau Ste. Michelle United States 2008
  • $25.89
    16% off
    Vincent Girardin Santenay Clos de la Comme-Dessus
    Vincent Girardin Santenay Clos de la Comme-Dessus 2008
See More Deals

Cabernet Sauvignon Top Lists







Snooth Media Network