Nickel & Nickel State Ranch Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

$99.99

97 Points - limited                     Best Cab from Nickel & Nickel yet? Nickel and Nickel Winery is all about single varietal, single vineyard wines and the 2016 State Ranch Vineyard Yountville is a beautiful Cabernet from the folks at Far Niente. 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. 97 Points James Suckling: "Impressive aromas of blueberry and lavender with hints of rosemary. Full to medium body, solid core of fruit and a gorgeous finish. Compacted and refined. Better in 2019 but already fantastic. Best wine ever from here?"

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Ratings on Delectable

David T Delectable Pro

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

Nose of; slightly candied, juicy and ripe; black cherries, strawberries, blackberries, black raspberries with dark florals and violets. Palate has; dark currants, spiced black plum,strawberries, pomegranate, dark cherries, anise, M+ tannin that are soft, dark fresh flowers, violets, lavender, crushed rocks, dark dry soils, chewy leather, red vines licorice & cherry cola. The finish is; rich, ripe, round, long with good acidity. Barrel tasted the 2016 vintage at the Nickel & Nickel Entrecôte. Photos of the "State Ranch Vineyard" in Yountville, Bale clay soil and the decor and lighting of their cellar for the event.

Nose of; slightly candied, juicy and ripe; black cherries, strawberries, blackberries, black raspberries with dark florals and violets. Palate has; dark currants, spiced black plum,strawberries, pomegranate, dark cherries, anise, M+ tannin that are soft, dark fresh flowers, violets, lavender, crushed rocks, dark dry soils, chewy leather, red vines licorice & cherry cola. The finish is; rich, ripe, round, long with good acidity. Barrel tasted the 2016 vintage at the Nickel & Nickel Entrecôte. Photos of the "State Ranch Vineyard" in Yountville, Bale clay soil and the decor and lighting of their cellar for the event.

9.1

Guillermo Gonzalez

Bob brought a mag for Thxgvg. Needed time to open up. Stone fruits, light for a Napa cab.

Bob brought a mag for Thxgvg. Needed time to open up. Stone fruits, light for a Napa cab.

8.9

Renny Cabreros

Incredibly delicious.. easy going balance, soft and delicate hints of plum, blackberry, and thyme. It’s a mellow summer breeze that will make that steak go down so much easier.

Incredibly delicious.. easy going balance, soft and delicate hints of plum, blackberry, and thyme. It’s a mellow summer breeze that will make that steak go down so much easier.

9.5

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