Sbragia Wall Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
"The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Wall offering looks terrific. It is a killer example of Cabernet Sauvignon from Mt. Veeder. Ed Sbragia, the long-time and highly-esteemed winemaker at Beringer, also has his own family operation where... View More
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The Napa Valley and Cabernet Sauvignon are so intrinsically linked...
The [Napa Valley] and [Cabernet Sauvignon] are so intrinsically linked that it is difficult to discuss one without thinking of the other. Although Cabernet has many important outposts throughout the wine world, nowhere else has it achieved such success (and, at the highest end, commanded such lofty prices) than in Napa. Here, it is responsible for bold, opulent, and dark-fruited wines with grippy tannins and a healthy dose of alcohol. The best examples can age for decades. Each of Napa’s smaller sub-AVAs imparts a different character to Cabernet, such as [Rutherford’s] famous dust or [Stags Leap District's] tart cherry flavors.