Carter Cellars 'Carter' Cabernet Sauvignon 2016


Tasting Notes

Sourced from the very best vineyards in our portfolio, this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon showcases the very best of what Napa Valley has to offer. The various vineyard elements fuse together to create a rich, sumptuous Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon endowed with massive concentration and intensity. On the palate, this is everything you would want in a great Cabernet Sauvignon, including dense flavors of blackberries, graphite and spring flowers framed in well-integrated oak profile. This full-bodied, layered, racy style shows the purity and elegance of the 2016 vintage, not it mention its serious oomph and decadence.

"The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Carter Carter is a beauty and is a mix of all the single vineyard releases. Offering a ripe, powerful style, with smoking notes of chocolaty dark fruits, camphor, licorice, and spice, it hits the palate with a full-bodied, layered, opulent style. Showing the purity and elegance of the 2016 vintage as well as serious oomph and decadence, it's a beautiful wine that's certainly in the same ballpark as the single vineyard releases."

97 Points ~ Jeb Dunnuck

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The 2017 vintage is available in Special Wooden Box sets. Order your box set before they sell out.

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The Vineyards

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

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EVENTS AUCTION NAPA VALLEY 2019

May 30 - June 2, 2019
Barrel tasting, parties, live auctions & dinner
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