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 planted to clone 337, and one of our most popular wines, this dense and ethereal Napa Cabernet Sauvignon strikes the perfect balance between opulence and elegance. In 2017 there is a rush of black cherry, 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'

From the very front of the Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard, this block produced exceptional wines in 2017 as a result of great farming and cluster thinning matched with talented winemaking. For the final year, these older clone 4 vines offer our most upfront, and instantly appealing wine from this vineyard. Dark blackberry fruits, spice , and rich cool soil intertwine to create a lavish multi-layered wine MORE DETAILS

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

This wine will be very limited in 2017 as about half of its usual fruit production was left out during the fires and had to be declassified due to smoke taint. Thankfully for Carter Carters, this was the only smoke tainted fruit that we had. As in years past this wine is a successful expression of both the richness and power of clone 7 – a stalwart in Napa Valley for decades MORE DETAILS

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

From the very best barrels, out of the very best slices of the Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard, the Carter Cellar’s GTO is "a true bucket list Cabernet Sauvignon" and the 2017 Carter Cellars is no exception. Available only in magnum format, this is a massive, yet heavenly, wine that possesses huge notes of dark blackberry and dense blueberry fruit, matched with tell-tale flavors of Beckstoffer To Kalon spice MORE DETAILS

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Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon 'La Verdad'

One of our most highly sought after wines, the 2017 'La Verdad' is ultra low production wine from our original block of stressed vines on the Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard. Inky and dark in the glass, the nose emits a show stopping rush of youthful blueberry and black fruits. The first taste is a pleasurable attack on the senses, bursting with concentrated dark black and blue fruits, mixed with crushed stones 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 less stressed vines are closer to the riverbed. Like a smack in the face, 'La BAM', boasts a full rich bold palate of red and black fruits matched with graphite, wet gravel, chocolate and savory spices. Matched with sweet firms from Darnajou barrels, this wine ends with a lengthy prodigious finish that has to be tasted to be believed 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 stting on rich red volcanic soil, this wine opens with scents of red and black berry fruits, cassis and crushed petals. Notably plush tannins and natural acidity give this wine both concentration and a multi-dimensional quality. Considerable depth and fruit will continue to develop as the structure starts to integrate and brings forth 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 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 Cellars, from the Beckstoffer To Kalon to the Weitz Vineyard.

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May 30 - June 2, 2019
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