Cakebread Benchland Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake

Cakebread Benchland Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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Cakebread Benchland Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
$199.00
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$169.99

SKU 02792

750ml

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Made of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from three vineyard sites in the benchlands (foothills) of the Mayacamas Mountains, Benchland Select was first released in the 1995 vintage. The blend includes fruit from Jack and Dolores Cakebread's Hill Ranch Vineyard, and all of the grapes were hand picked and de-stemmed before crushing. The gently sloping, easterly-exposed vineyards in the Benchlands benefit from the cool afternoon shadows cast by the mountains, allowing the grapes to mature slowly and evenly. The Benchlands' gravelly loam soils also provide excellent drainage, giving the grapes great concentration.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Cakebread
Alcohol/vol 14.9%
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Wine AdvocateThe 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Benchland Select is deep purple-black in color, featuring notes of crème de cassis, asphalt, molten chocolate and licorice with a core of baked plums and blackcurrant cordial. Full-bodied with loads of open-knit black fruit preserves and spicy sparks in the mouth, it has a plush texture and earth-laced finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 29, 2018

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