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Staff Pick

Heitz Cellar "Trailside Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon - 2002

Item # 10638 750mL
$112.96/ Single Bottle
$1355.52/ Case of 12
Color
Red
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Country
USA
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Tasting Notes

A magnificent wine, classic in style, and showing immense power balanced with lush, sweet tannins. The elegant structure of this wine is a compliment to the purity of the varietal fruit and a lovely reflection of its Rutherford appellation.


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Staff Pick Notes

This wine made me understand why people loved Napa Cabs. A classic Cali Cab with bottle age and pedigree to spare, this wine is sourced from a single vineyard, organic, and ready to drink now. The combination of power and finesse on the palate here is breathtaking. Rarely would I say that a $100 bottle is a steal, but this one is, for sure.

- JGM

Astor's Glossary of Terms

California

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.

Cabernet Sauvignon

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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