Carter Cellars 'Carter' Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

Tasting Notes

This low production 100% Cabernet Sauvignon comes from hand selected fruit out of our best vineyards. This is a classical Napa Cabernet in both structure and elegance, and while delicious in its youth, should be cellared to afford ideal integration. Boasting a purple color and and dense flavors of black cherries, graphite and mocha matched with a well-integrated oak profile. On the nose, lively fruit dances with minerality and spices to make a signature profile that will only improve with time. This full-bodied, layered, racy wine showcase both the purity and elegance -  a wine that is both great for cellaring or drinking right now.

"The 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon Carter is already complex, if not slightly exotic, with perfumed red and blue fruits supported by minty herbs, graphite, iron, and crushed stone, with a pretty violet character developing with time in the glass. Medium to full-bodied, straight and focused on the palate, it has fine tannins, good overall balance, and outstanding length."

95 Points ~ Jeb Dunnuck

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The 2022 vintage is available in Special Wooden Box sets. Order your box set before they sell out.

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Explore the varied Napa vineyards of Carter Cellar's handcrafted wines, from the Beckstoffer To Kalon to the Weitz Vineyard




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