Carter Cellars Wines

Carter Cellars has exceptional Cabernets, Merlots and Bordeaux Blends in barrel and bottle. For almost two decades, we have being sourcing grapes from the most legendary vineyards in Napa and creating some of the finest Cabernet, Merlot and Bordeaux Blends available.


Carter Cellars Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon - 'The O.G.'

From our original block of Beckstoffer To Kalon grapes, this dense and ethereal Napa Cabernet Sauvignon reveals gorgeous notes of ripe black cherry, complex floral undertones all matched with an inky deep purple color. Sweet tannins integrate with a plush, persistent and prodigious palate making this a complex wine which expertly showcases Napa Valley terroir. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon - 'The Grand Daddy'

Year after year, these older clone 4 vines offer our most upfront, instantly appealing and massive wine from this vineyard. Blackberry fruits, licorice, and truffle mingle to create a lavish multi-layered wine, offering an enormous mid-palate buttressed perfectly by the wine's natural acidity and tannins. Offering a unique amount of ripeness and texture, this is an elegant wine wrapped up in a cloak of raw but refined power MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon - 'The Three Kings'

Boasting off-the-charts richness and a stunningly majestic perfume of black, blue and red fruits, it is a successful expression of Cabernet Clone 7. With its fruit forward profile, the wine opens up immediately with floral aromatics mixed with dark currants, spices and blue/black fruit. The mid palate is bold, loaded with rounded tannins that seem perfectly embedded within the core of this wine. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon - 'The G.T.O.'

Referred to as "a true bucket list Cabernet Sauvignon," the 2016 Carter Cellars available only in Magnum format is sourced from the very best barrels, out of the very best slices of the Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard. Once again a massive skyscraper of a wine, that possesses huge notes of dense blackberry and blueberry fruit, roasted coffee beans and chocolate in both the aromatic and flavor profiles. The finish is endless MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon 'La Verdad'

From our original block on the Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard, the 2016 'La Verdad' is ultra low production wine. Showing a strikingly dark hue, the nose emits a show stopping rush of blueberry and black fruits. The first taste is an opulent and rich attack on the senses, bursting with blue and black fruits. A prefect wine in 2013, this could definitely be a repeat. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon 'La BAM'

Sourcing from another block out of Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard, these slightly younger vines are closer to Sulphur Springs. Like a smack in the face, 'La BAM', boasts a rich bold palate of crushed rock, wet gravel, red and blackberry fruits. With a slightly more fruit forward profile, the wine is loaded with rounded sweet barrel tannins that seem to perfectly embedded within the core of this wine. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars 'Carter' Cabernet Sauvignon

This low production 100% Cabernet Sauvignon comes from hand selected fruit out of our best vineyards. All the elements fuse together to create a rich, sumptuous Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon endowed with massive concentration and intensity. On the palate, this is everything desiredin a great Cabernet, including dense flavors of blackberries, graphite and bittersweet mocha dressed in well-integrated oak .MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Weitz Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

From high up on the eastern Oakville Bench, this translucent purple wine opens with signature scents of red and black berry fruits, cassis and crushed petals. This year the wine has a fleshy opulent mouthfeel matched with notably plush tannins and natural acidity. Considerable depth and fruit will continue to develop as the structure starts to integrate with bottle age and bring tremendous purity and allure. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Fortuna Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2016 wine from the Fortuna Vineyard is a true expression of a great Napa Valley Cabernet from the Oakville floor - a sensual wine exudes both depth and the concentration. This extraordinary wine offers up inky jam colored hue with wonderfully sweet notes of ripe red fruit and dark plum , matched with a tannic backbone, silky palate and full-bodied creamy finish. Year after year this is considered ... MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Hossfeld Blend

Crimson red colors are met by aromas of black cherries, briary fruits, and violets. The abundant natural acidity derived from the vineyard coupled with a concentrated extraction, frames an amazing midpalate that highlights juicy red fruits, cocoa and mocha. The complex and layered finish is wrapped in ripe, lush tannins that showcase the best traits of a Merlot and Cabernet blend. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Coliseum Block Cabernet Sauvignon

Vibrant and concentrated, this robust Cabernet exudes confidence and character right out the gate. Dark and intense to the rim, concentrated aromas and flavors engage the senses with a spectrum of black raspberry, currants and wild berries. The mid-palate and finish are a perfect example of great hillside Napa Cabernet - plush fruit intertwined with a perfectly framed structure leading to a never ending finish. MORE DETAILS

Carter Cellars Truchard Merlot

Heralding from the famous Truchard vineyard in Carneros (Napa side), this old vine head trained Merlot reaches levels of concentration not normally found from this region. Crystallized dark raspberry fruit intermixed with baking spices and hints of leather form a base of flavors. MORE DETAILS

Carter Cellars Revilo Cabernet Sauvignon

This vineyard sits within a stone’s throw of some very well known St. Helena vineyards and it shows why with an immediate attack of the senses. A dark ruby color leads a nose that is full and rich with dark fruit galore soaring from the glass alongside a slight earthiness and hints of pie crust. MORE DETAILS

Carter Cellars A & J Carter Proprietary

This ultra low production unique Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot comes from hand selected fruit in our best vineyards in Napa Valley. This is a classically young Napa Bordeaux in both structure and restraint and while delicious in its youth, should be cellared. MORE DETAILS

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The higly rated 2016 vintage is in Pre-Release. Secure these special wines before they sell out.

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The Vineyards

Explore the varied Napa vineyards of Carter Cellars, from the Beckstoffer To Kalon to the Weitz Vineyard.



May 31 - June 3, 2018
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