Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa

Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa - 2017

Item # 40412 750mL
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Tasting Notes

An expressive, rich Cabernet from the Larkmead vineyard, considered by many to be Napa's answer to Pauillac. This wine is packed with crème de cassis flavors and velvet tannins. Larkmead was established in 1895 and boasts the largest continuous vineyard in Napa. The vineyard almost spans the entire breadth of the valley floor from Highway 29 to Silverado Trail with the Napa River dissecting it in half.


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California makes more wine than any other state in the United States. Not only does the state grow a variety of noble grape varieties like Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, there are also plantings of lesser-known varieties such as Nebbiolo, Roussanne and Mourvèdre to name just a few.

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The result of an illicit affair a hundred-odd years ago between Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon today enjoys more worldwide popularity than both of its parents combined. It is the principal grape of Bordeaux, and as such has rightly earned its place among the greatest and most long-lived wines of the Old World; of course, it is also the most heralded grape of California,...

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