Chappellet Mountain Cuvee 2017
This inviting wine offers a complex array of elegant aromas that include spicy red fruit, black cherry, sage, anise, clove and cocoa powder. The palate is silky and balanced, with a plush, mouthcoating texture that makes the wine immediately approachable and delicious. Flavors of red currant and cassis are underscored by hints of smoke and vanilla, while seamlessly integrated tannins add length and structure to this complex blend of Bordeaux varietals.
Blend: 43% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Petit Verdot, 7% Malbec, 5% Cabernet Franc
|Region||California, Napa Valley|
Wine EnthusiastThis is an earthy proprietor's blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 8% Malbec, 6% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc. Offering value, it features fruit from hillside vineyards and shows deft dense layering of blackberry and black tea, with dried herb in abundance.