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Lewis Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2016

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CWA

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $89.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Juicy, ripe and fruitful our 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet captures the kitchen aromas of home jam-making. Creamy vanilla and wood spice together with black plum, truffle and earth give the nose delectable character. Flush with fruit, dusky, dense and polished the wine finishes with cushy, dark-chocolate tannins.” - Lewis Winemaker, Josh Wildaman

BACKGROUND
Lewis Cellars was established in 1992 by Randy and Debbie Lewis. Randy comes from a prior career of professional car racing – he was a serious racer having competed in a variety of races including the Formula Three in Europe, the Formula 5000 and five Indianapolis 500’s. It was through racing and his time in Europe that Randy developed a love for wine. However, his second career wasn’t solidified until he tore into a wall at 220 mph during a qualifying trial at the Indianapolis 500 in 1991. Fortunately, and rather amazingly he walked away from this crash nearly unharmed. The “impact” of this crash was a realization to seriously pursue his passion for wine. He self-taught himself about wine making – reading plenty of related books and working with another winemaker (Robbie Meyer) along with several prominent consultants including Helen Turley and Paul Hobbs.
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Kevin Bacons

*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Juicy, ripe and fruitful our 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet captures the kitchen aromas of home jam-making. Creamy vanilla and wood spice together with black plum, truffle and earth give the nose delectable character. Flush with fruit, dusky, dense and polished the wine finishes with cushy, dark-chocolate tannins.” - Lewis Winemaker, Josh Wildaman

BACKGROUND
Lewis Cellars was established in 1992 by Randy and Debbie Lewis. Randy comes from a prior career of professional car racing – he was a serious racer having competed in a variety of races including the Formula Three in Europe, the Formula 5000 and five Indianapolis 500’s. It was through racing and his time in Europe that Randy developed a love for wine. However, his second career wasn’t solidified until he tore into a wall at 220 mph during a qualifying trial at the Indianapolis 500 in 1991. Fortunately, and rather amazingly he walked away from this crash nearly unharmed. The “impact” of this crash was a realization to seriously pursue his passion for wine. He self-taught himself about wine making – reading plenty of related books and working with another winemaker (Robbie Meyer) along with several prominent consultants including Helen Turley and Paul Hobbs.



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Lewis

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Napa Valley