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Waterstone Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Napa 2015

Rating

CWA96+

RP

WS

JS

AG

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W&S

JH

Price: $75.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on orders of 6+ bottles.

“Classic” 96+ Points
“From the deep dark fruited nose to the succulent finish, this Cabernet is truly in a league of its own. A wholesome wine, succulent in plum, currant, sage, blackberry, dark chocolate, cassis, licorice and toasted cedar. The tannins are regal with sufficient vibrancy to fill in the polished, bold and intense palate. So beautiful now, but should easily be a 10-15+ year ager, too.” - California Wine Advisors

BACKGROUND
In this time of multimillion-dollar vineyard estates and celebrity winemaking consultants, when it seems that financial backing has replaced skill as the key to success in enology, it is rare that a simple idea can give birth to wines that stand out for flavor and balance, rather than pedigree alone. Waterstone Winery was formed in 2000 with the simple concept of creating luxury wines at affordable prices. Bringing together previously established relationships with Napa Valley growers and vintners, the winery set out to develop balanced wines of varietal character through intelligent sourcing. Preferring to focus on the wine itself rather than the accumulation of land and facilities, Waterstone owns no vineyards, nor does it own the facility where their wines are made. Dedicated winemaking, strong relationships with top growers and long-term grape contracts are the keys to Waterstone’s quality and success.
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Milk Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Savory

Gamey

High Residual Sugar

Bacon

Smoke

  • Reviews
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Kevin Bacons

*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on orders of 6+ bottles.

“Classic” 96+ Points
“From the deep dark fruited nose to the succulent finish, this Cabernet is truly in a league of its own. A wholesome wine, succulent in plum, currant, sage, blackberry, dark chocolate, cassis, licorice and toasted cedar. The tannins are regal with sufficient vibrancy to fill in the polished, bold and intense palate. So beautiful now, but should easily be a 10-15+ year ager, too.” - California Wine Advisors

BACKGROUND
In this time of multimillion-dollar vineyard estates and celebrity winemaking consultants, when it seems that financial backing has replaced skill as the key to success in enology, it is rare that a simple idea can give birth to wines that stand out for flavor and balance, rather than pedigree alone. Waterstone Winery was formed in 2000 with the simple concept of creating luxury wines at affordable prices. Bringing together previously established relationships with Napa Valley growers and vintners, the winery set out to develop balanced wines of varietal character through intelligent sourcing. Preferring to focus on the wine itself rather than the accumulation of land and facilities, Waterstone owns no vineyards, nor does it own the facility where their wines are made. Dedicated winemaking, strong relationships with top growers and long-term grape contracts are the keys to Waterstone’s quality and success.

Winery Waterstone

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Napa Valley