Sterling Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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Experience the unrivaled excellence of Sterling Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, a wine that showcases over five decades of winemaking mastery in the heart of Napa Valley. Crafted by the talented winemaker Harry Hansen, this wine captures the essence of the region, delivering a truly memorable expression of the varietal with each vintage.

The signature Sterling style is defined by the careful selection of the finest lots of grapes, ensuring that only the most exceptional fruit is used to create this extraordinary Cabernet Sauvignon. Drawing from their home base surrounding Calistoga, where fully ripe fruit offers soft tannins and black fruit profiles, alongside the firmer tannins from Diamond Mountain, the final assemblage and cuvée achieve a perfect balance and unrivaled elegance.

Immerse yourself in the richness and robustness of this deep garnet-colored wine. Indulge in the captivating aromas and flavors of redcurrant, black cherry, blackberry, and ripe plum that dance on your palate. The delectable notes of dark chocolate, cassis, and hints of vanilla and caramel cream add layers of complexity and sophistication. This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon is well-structured, with juicy acidity and firm, round tannins that provide a beautifully balanced and memorable experience.

While approachable and drinkable now, this Sterling Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wine has the impressive potential to age gracefully over the next decade, revealing more of its personality and evolving into a truly extraordinary vintage. Embrace the journey of exploration as this wine captivates your senses, evolving and maturing with each passing year.

The growing season was near perfect, with abundant rain followed by ideal weather conditions that allowed for even flowering and bud break. The vineyard team’s patience and meticulous attention to detail resulted in fruit of excellent ripeness, balanced tannins, and exceptional complexity. The longer hang time led to normal to heavier fruit clusters, showcasing great flavor intensity.

The grapes for this exquisite Sterling Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon were meticulously picked in the cool mornings and promptly brought to the winery. A two-day cold soak extracted the vibrant color and flavors from the grapes, setting the stage for a meticulous fermentation process. The young wines aged for 18 months in a careful selection of French, Hungarian, and American oak barrels, adding further nuances and layers of complexity.

Unveil the excellence of Sterling Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and experience the true essence of the Napa Valley. Each sip is a celebration of tradition, passion, and skill, culminating in a remarkable wine that exemplifies the hallmarks of this prestigious region. With an alcohol content of 14.8%, this wine is sealed with a cork, symbolizing the reverence and respect for the craft that goes into every bottle.

Indulge in the unparalleled pleasure of Sterling Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley and let its magnificence transport you to the heart of one of the world’s most renowned wine regions.

Additional information

Weight 1.4 kg
Dimensions 3 × 3 × 12 in
Region

CALIFORNIA

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