Carter Cellars Wines

Carter Cellars has exceptional Cabernets, Bordeaux Blends and Merlots in both barrel and bottle. For 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 2017 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 wine strikes the perfect balance between power and elegance. With its inky deep purple color, this wines nose exudes gorgeous notes of ripe blackberries and currants matched with floral and crushed earth undertones. Sweet rounded tannins integrate with a plush and persistent palate making this a complex wine.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

Called “Magic in a glass”, this block of Beckstoffer To Kalon produced exceptional wines in 2019 as a result of great farming matched with purist winemaking and blending. Dark blackberry fruits, cassis and toasted earthy spice intertwine to create a lavish multi-layered wine that leads to an enormous mid-palate buttressed perfectly by the wine's natural acidity and gripping tannins. 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

From the back of the Beckstoffer To Kalon vineyard, this wine throws off an amazingly deep ruby color tinged with an electric purple hue. Revealing 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 floral aromatics mixed with dark currants, spices and blue/black 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 four 100 point scores since its inception, the 2019 G.T.O available only in Magnum format is sourced from the very best barrels, out of the very best slices of the Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard. A monumental wine, that possesses huge notes of crème de cassis, crushed earth, blueberries, blackberries, and exotic spice in both the aromatic and flavor profiles. The finish is endless in this super-intense, rich 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

One of our most highly sought after wines, the 2019 'La Verdad' is ultra low production wine from our original block of stressed vines on the Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard. The first taste is a pleasurable attack on the senses, bursting with concentrated dark black and blue fruits, mixed with dark earth. Year after year, the underlying structure and minerality result in a muscular but 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

Sourcing from another block out of Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard, like a smack in the face, 'La BAM', boasts a full rich bold palate of dark red plums and black fruits infused with minerality, spring flowers and spices. Matched with sweet firms from Darnajou and Marcel Cadet barrels, this wine ends with a lengthy prodigious finish that only gets 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 La BAM

We are thrilled to offer another wine from the Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard - sourced from younger fruit closer to the Sulphur Springs Creek, 'Los Compadres' is a combined expession of Clone 4 and Clone 337. Slightly more fruit forward than the other Carter Cellars Beckstoffer Las Piedras wines, it showcases a full rich bold palate of dark red and black cherry fruits infused with graphite and spice undertones 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 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

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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

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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

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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 1998-2107

The higly rated 2019 vintage is in Pre-Release. Secure these special wines before they sell out.

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The Vineyards

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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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