2016 Stonestreet Cabernet Sauvignon

An exceptional estate-level Cabernet Sauvignon from this iconic Sonoma Valley producer.

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Sourced from parcels of fruit off vines ranging in altitude from 400 up to 2,400 feet. This wine is a blend of their best Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard sites, with the estate range being a compelling illustration of the Stonestreet Mountain.

It’s fragrant with a dark core of pure Cabernet Sauvignon flavour. Yet relative to many of their other Cabernets, it has a lightness and an element of freshness to it, while also being rich and inviting, with framed tannins, incredible length and plenty of concentration.

This wine is an unfiltered reflection of their high-elevation vineyards, and the exceptional fruit purity that their vines produce.

Aged 19 months in 37% new French oak.

93 Points - "Alexander Valley, Sonoma County. And for all the world, if you’d put this in front of me blind, I’d have said Margaret River Cabernet, and bet my left and right one on it too. Luckily for me, I’ve already produced two boys.
Blackberry, blackcurrant, dried mint and bay leaf, baking spice oak. It’s medium to full-bodied, a saline nori character here, sweet spice and dark fruit, open-knit tannin, pleasing freshness with a little truffle and tobacco. Finish is good. Leaning towards raspberry, but still has something of a maritime character and sea breeze as it goes. Nice wine." Gary Walsh (Winefront)

93 Points - "The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate is a gorgeous entry-level wine in this range from Stonestreet. A whole range of floral and savoury notes give the Estate aromatic nuance to play off a core of vibrant red fruit. Medium in body and impeccably polished, the 2016 is flat-out delicious, even in the early going." Antonio Galloni (Vinous)

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