Cakebread Cellars Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Ratings on Delectable

Boris Mathiszik Delectable Pro

Classic Napa. Fruit forward and smooth. Cassis. And good structure.

Classic Napa. Fruit forward and smooth. Cassis. And good structure.

9.2

Sipping Fine Wine Delectable Pro

As I opened a bottle of their 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, aged for 18 months in French oak (54% new), I see a deep ruby red with focused aromas of black fruit and complex spice. The palate shows focused sweet ripe dark fruit, black currants and black raspberry, with savory oak, leather and cacao. The wine is well balanced, nicely developed round tannins, great structure for getting better in a few years. This is an approachable wine, perfect to drink now as well as for future aging, but why wait?

As I opened a bottle of their 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, aged for 18 months in French oak (54% new), I see a deep ruby red with focused aromas of black fruit and complex spice. The palate shows focused sweet ripe dark fruit, black currants and black raspberry, with savory oak, leather and cacao. The wine is well balanced, nicely developed round tannins, great structure for getting better in a few years. This is an approachable wine, perfect to drink now as well as for future aging, but why wait?

9.0

Sipping Fine Wine Delectable Pro

As I opened a bottle of their 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, aged for 18 months in French oak (54% new), I see a deep ruby red with focused aromas of black fruit and complex spice. The palate shows focused sweet ripe dark fruit, black currants and black raspberry, with savory oak, leather and cacao. The wine is well balanced, nicely developed round tannins, great structure for getting better in a few years. This is an approachable wine, perfect to drink now as well as for future aging, but why wait?

As I opened a bottle of their 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, aged for 18 months in French oak (54% new), I see a deep ruby red with focused aromas of black fruit and complex spice. The palate shows focused sweet ripe dark fruit, black currants and black raspberry, with savory oak, leather and cacao. The wine is well balanced, nicely developed round tannins, great structure for getting better in a few years. This is an approachable wine, perfect to drink now as well as for future aging, but why wait?

9.0

Christian Gourdin Delectable Pro

Luscious fruit

Luscious fruit

10

Sidney Shannon

Mike’s cellar

Mike’s cellar

9.6

Joshua Stiebel Wuerch

Love Cake

Love Cake

9.2

Jeremy Autry

Smooth batch.

Smooth batch.

9.4

Waddy Gonzalez

NRMC welcome!

NRMC welcome!

9.0

Amit Srivastava

Dependable , smooth , consistent

Dependable , smooth , consistent

9.1

Melanie Hogan DelBuono

Still in its prime. Not fruit forward. Still balanced. Rounded. Enjoy it now.

Still in its prime. Not fruit forward. Still balanced. Rounded. Enjoy it now.

8.8

Location

  • 300 Massachusetts Ave NE
    Washington D.C., DC 20002

  • Hours:
    Monday - Saturday
    10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Sunday
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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