Nickel & Nickel John C. Sullenger Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

$99.99

Nickel and Nickel Winery is all about single varietal, single vineyard wines and the 2016 Sullenger Vineyard is a beautiful Cabernet from the folks at Far Niente. 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. previous vintage 94 Points Robert Parker: "The Cabernet Sauvignon John C. Sullenger Vineyard shows gorgeous blueberry and blackberry fruit, white owers, sweet tannins and a full bodied opulence. There is plenty of structure behind all the fruit, and the wine is a 25-year wine for sure." The home vineyard of Nickel & Nickel, Sullenger Vineyard is situated behind the winery in the heart of Oakville and just next to Opus One! It is named for John C. Sullenger, who settled the farmstead in the 1880’s. The vineyard’s 30 acres of clay loam soil are planted exclusively to Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Ratings on Delectable

David T Delectable Pro

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

Blueberries leap out of glass with black licorice, violets, dark currants, loamy soils, vanilla & caramel. Dry, sticky, meaty, chewy M+ tannins, dark currants, dark chocolate, mocha powder, vanilla, caramel, blackberries, black cherries, blueberries, black raspberries, bright violets, grippy, gritty volcanic minerals, a good level of spices, warm, semi-sweet dark, soils, solid acidity with a ripe, round, lush, juicy fruit finish. Barrel tasted the 2016 vintage at the Nickel & Nickel. Photos of Sofia relaxing in the cellar and attendees enjoying lunch.

Blueberries leap out of glass with black licorice, violets, dark currants, loamy soils, vanilla & caramel. Dry, sticky, meaty, chewy M+ tannins, dark currants, dark chocolate, mocha powder, vanilla, caramel, blackberries, black cherries, blueberries, black raspberries, bright violets, grippy, gritty volcanic minerals, a good level of spices, warm, semi-sweet dark, soils, solid acidity with a ripe, round, lush, juicy fruit finish. Barrel tasted the 2016 vintage at the Nickel & Nickel. Photos of Sofia relaxing in the cellar and attendees enjoying lunch.

9.2

Tnasha2

This is one of my favorite Nickel Nickel’s wines. I am part of their Cabernet Wine Club & by the timeI called to order more they were sold out. Much better than previous years. Don’t be scared of the price because it is worth every penny. Very bold & dark Cabernet!

This is one of my favorite Nickel Nickel’s wines. I am part of their Cabernet Wine Club & by the timeI called to order more they were sold out. Much better than previous years. Don’t be scared of the price because it is worth every penny. Very bold & dark Cabernet!

9.8

Jason Bonfig

Good with frog legs.

Good with frog legs.

9.0

Natalie Dixon Collier

Delicious and so smooth.

Delicious and so smooth.

9.9

WARNING: DRINKING DISTILLED SPIRITS, BEER, COOLERS, WINE AND OTHER ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES MAY INCREASE CANCER RISK, AND, DURING PREGNANCY, CAN CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS.