Chappellet Pritchard Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

$259

99 Points                          100 Points Robert Parker:  "The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill has a very deep garnet-purple color. To smell the nose is like hearing angels trumpeting at the pearly gates! The most incredible and evocative scents come spilling out of the glass, conjuring notions of freshly crushed black raspberries, wild blueberries, red and black currant compote and raspberry leaves with subtler hints of roses, violets, tilled soil, cigar box and fragrant earth. Medium to full-bodied and achingly graceful in the mouth, the perfumed black and red fruits seemingly dance on the palate with a very firm yet beautifully fine-grained texture and just the right amount of freshness, finishing with epic persistence. Hallelujah—this is perfection!!" 100 Points Jeb Dunnuck:  "Cut from the same cloth with the intensity turned all the way up, but with no loss of purity or elegance, the heavenly 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill Cabernet Sauvignon is a worthy follow up to the otherworldly 2015. Awesome notes of crème de cassis, gamey blueberries, sappy underbrush/mountain scrub brush, flowery incense and crushed rocks all literally soar from the glass of this full-bodied beauty. Hitting the palate with awesome intensity and depth, it stays magically weightless and seamless, with both structure and considerable opulence. Don't miss this wine. I followed this wine for multiple days and it never budged an inch with regard to evolution and oxidation. It's going to keep for 3-4 decades."

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Ratings on Delectable

James Forsyth Delectable Pro

Gorgeous with so much energy. Red fruit, red cherries, raspberries. Tons of vibrancy. Feels sophisticated too with a really finessed texture.

Gorgeous with so much energy. Red fruit, red cherries, raspberries. Tons of vibrancy. Feels sophisticated too with a really finessed texture.

9.6

Peggy Hadley

Happy Birthday Jim!! What a great wine. “To smell the nose is like hearing angels trumpeting at the pearly gates!” Hallelujah-this is perfection! And you guys know I don’t take this lightly!

Happy Birthday Jim!! What a great wine. “To smell the nose is like hearing angels trumpeting at the pearly gates!” Hallelujah-this is perfection! And you guys know I don’t take this lightly!

10

Neal Ferry

Super with the rare NY Strip

Super with the rare NY Strip

9.0

Steve Flank

Great wine - 100 points- would buy again

Great wine - 100 points- would buy again

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