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2018 IL BARONE, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

2018 IL BARONE, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced from our top vineyards throughout Napa Valley, and shows dense flavors of dark berries, baking spice, and powerful, structured tannins. 2018 Il Barone is an exceptional Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with excellent long-term aging potential.

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• Wine Spectator (92 Points)

"A lush, hyperripe style, showing warm plum sauce and blackberry paste flavors that roll through, with cocoa and licorice root on the broad finish. For fans of the powerful style. Drink now through 2029. 4,052 cases made. — JM"

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SKU: WR4539
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot
Appellation
Napa Valley
Harvest Date
October 29, 2018
Acid
6.1 g/L
pH
3.59
Aging
20 Months in 100% New Bordeaux French oak
Bottling Date
August 18, 2020
Residual Sugar
DRY
Alcohol %
14.9
Wine Spectator
92
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Enticing notes of black cherry, cassis, and dark chocolate with hints of savory spices, this full-bodied wine displays polished tannins and an elegantly balanced mouthfeel. Excellent now but can age well for over a decade.
Ratings
"A lush, hyperripe style, showing warm plum sauce and blackberry paste flavors that roll through, with cocoa and licorice root on the broad finish. For fans of the powerful style. Drink now through 2029. 4,052 cases made. — JM" - 92 Points, Wine Spectator
Vineyard Notes
A blend of the Castello's top high-end Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards from the best growing regions of Napa Valley. The majority of the fruit comes from the Rutherford AVA, a region famed for producing beautifully structured and complex Cabernet Sauvignon.
Winemaker Notes
Il Barone is a very flavorful, elegant and structured red wine in the style of high-quality, very limited-production, fine Cabernet Sauvignon wines from the Napa Valley. Excellent long-term ageing potential.
Food Pairing Notes
Pair with foods as bold as the wine, such as roast game meats, grass-fed steak, or grilled portabello mushrooms with reduced balsamic vinegar glaze.
Production
Limited Production
Other Notes
Il Barone is a very flavorful, elegant and structured red wine in the style of high-quality, very limited-production, fine Cabernet Sauvignon wines from the Napa Valley. Excellent long-term ageing potential.

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