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The Fifth Empire Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2018

$85

Very solid and juicy, with a mix of savory and sassafras notes, amidst a core of steeped plum and blackberry fruit, backed by a loamy edge on the finish. A singed alder hint helps frame everything in the end. Best from 2022 through 2028. 168 cases made.

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Web Only - 2021

Summary

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, native to Bordeaux, has thick blue skins, giving the resulting wines plentiful tannins and phenolics and making them particularly ageworthy. Over the past 50 years, Cabernet Sauvignon has spread to all of the New World's major winegrowing regions, and it remains one of France's most important grapes.

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$85

The Fifth Empire Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2018

Very solid and juicy, with a mix of savory and sassafras notes, amidst a core of steeped plum and blackberry fruit, backed by a loamy edge on the finish. A singed alder hint helps frame everything in the end. Best from 2022 through 2028. 168 cases made.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Web Only - 2021

Summary

Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, native to Bordeaux, has thick blue skins, giving the resulting wines plentiful tannins and phenolics and making them particularly ageworthy. Over the past 50 years, Cabernet Sauvignon has spread to all of the New World's major winegrowing regions, and it remains one of France's most important grapes.

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