Carter Cellars Wines

Carter Cellars has exceptional Cabernets, Bordeaux Blends and Merlots in both barrel and bottle. For over 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.'

Carter Cellars 2022  Beckstoffer To Kalon The O.G. Small Label

From our original block of Beckstoffer To Kalon grapes planted to clone 337, this dense and ethereal Napa Cabernet Sauvignon strikes the perfect balance between power and elegance. In 2022 there is a rush of dark fruits, cassis, dark coffee and earthly undertones matched with an inky deep dark purple color. Sweet rounded tannins and balanced acidity integrate perfectly MORE DETAILS

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

Carter Cellars Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon The Grand Daddy

Dark red and blue fruits, ripe stone fruit, and mineral nuances co-mingle to create a lavish multi-layered wine, offering an enormous mid-palate buttressed perfectly by the wine's natural acidity and ultrafine 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'

Carter Cellars Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon The Three Kings

Offering superb balance and concentration, it is a successful expression of both the richness and power of clone 7. With its fruit forward profile, the wine opens up immediately with spicy aromatics mixed with dark gooseberries and blue/black fruit. The palate is loaded with racy yet rounded firm tannins and waves of decadent fruit. MORE DETAILS

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

Carter Cellars Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon The GTO

With over ten 100 point scores since its inception, the 2022 Carter Cellars 'The G.T.O.' (available only in Magnum format) is sourced out of the very best slices of the Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard. This is a monumental wine that possesses huge notes of blueberries, black cherry and distinctive spice in both the aromatic and flavor profiles. The finish is super concentrated resulting in a profoundly intense wine. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon 'La Verdad'

Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon La Verdad

Inky and dark in the glass, the nose emits a show stopping rush of mouth-watering black cherry and blue fruits. Its palate bursts forth with concentrated dark black and blue fruits, mixed with crushed earth and spicy floral undertones. The underlying structure and minerality result in a muscular, yet well-balanced Cabernet. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon 'La BAM'

Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon La BAM

Like a smack in the face, 'La BAM', boasts a full rich bold palate of pure black and blue fruits infused with graphite, coffee and earthlike undertones highlighting the vineyard’s unique topography and minerality. When matched with sweet firm tannins from the best French barrels, this wine ends with a velvety finish that goes on and on and will only get better with age. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon 'Los Compadres'

Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon Los Compadres

This is the fourth year we have offered another wine from the Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard - a 22 acre site renowned for its naturally low yields and well-draining soil. Slightly more fruit forward than the other Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras wines, this is a full rich bold palate of blue and black cherry fruits infused with wet earth and sandalwood undertones. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Bourn Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Carter Cellars Becskstoffer Bourne Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

From a great valley floor site in St Helena between Dr Crane and Las Piedras vineyards, this wine shows a deep and profound purple color. Notes of lively blue fruits, allspice, graphite and toasty oak all leap from the glass. An opulent, layered full-bodied wine, it shows ideal balance on the palate - a mixture of great fruit, rounded integrated tannins and natural acidity that results in a lengthy finish with a mineral streak. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars 'Carter' Cabernet Sauvignon

Carter Cellars Carter Cabernet Sauvignon

This low production 100% Cabernet Sauvignon comes from hand selected fruit out of our best vineyards in our portfolio. 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 an inky purple color and and dense flavors of blackberries, graphite and mocha matched with a well-integrated oak profile. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Cabernet Sauvignon

Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Cabernet Sauvignon

From a great valley floor site in Oakville that lies below the wooded hills of the Mayacamas Mountain Range, this wine shows a deep sense of place. Notes of lively blue fruits, allspice, graphite and toasty oak all leap from the glass. An opulent and full-bodied wine, it shows ideal balance on the palate - a mixture of great fruit, tannins and natural acidity that results in a lengthy finish with a savory quality. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars The Haze Cabernet Sauvignon

Carter Cellars The Haze Cabernet Sauvignon

This is our third release of The Haze which is sourced from vineyards in Oakville and Soda Canyon. The Haze has a deep dark purple ruby hue, matched with dark red and black fruits, leather, graphite and currents all wrapped in powerful integrated oak. On the palate, it is has a full-bodied lifted finish with a balanced mouthful matched with firm tannins.MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars The Daze Red Blend

Carter Cellars The Daze Red Blend

A new offering for Carter Cellars, this is a Merlot based wine married with Cabernet Franc from the Suscol Mountain vineyard located in Napa right above San Pablo Bay, a site known for its cool climate. The Daze has a dark inky color, matched with dark red and black fruits, kirsch, lavender and savory fresh earth. The palate is full-bodied and long, supported by fine-grained tannins and loads of freshness. MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Weitz Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Carter Cellars Weitz Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

From a vineyard perched high above the Silverado Trail on the eastern Oakville Bench and renown for its red volcanic soil, this translucent purple wine opens with signature scents of dark red and blue fruits, cassis and smoldering incense. A fruit forward wine with notably plush and silky tannins matched with natural acidity, give this wine both a juicy concentration and a multi-dimensional and textural quality. MORE DETAILS

Carter Cellars Fortuna Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Carter Cellars Fortuna Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2019 wine from the Fortuna Vineyard is a true expression of a great Napa Valley Cabernet from the Oakville floor - a racy wine combining a fruit forward profile, yet layered and multidimensional. This extraordinary wine has a dark inky hue, matched with wonderful sweet notes of beautiful ripe red cherry and dark plum. On the palate, it has a balanced finish paired with a tannic backbone and firm tannins. MORE DETAILS

Carter Cellars Hossfeld Coliseum Blend

Carter Cellars Hossfeld Blend

Deep bright red colors are met by aromas of black cherries, crushed rocked and loads of fruit. The abundant natural acidity derived from the vineyard coupled with a concentrated extraction, frames an amazing mid-palate that highlights juicy red fruits, cocoa and mocha. The complex and layered finish is wrapped in ripe, lush tannins that showcase the best qualities of a Merlot and Cabernet blend from Napa MORE DETAILS

Carter Cellars Coliseum Block Cabernet Sauvignon

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

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

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

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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Carter Cellars Label 1998-2020

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 Cellars, from the Beckstoffer To Kalon to the Weitz Vineyard.

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