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Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

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Vintage: 2018
  • WS 93
  • JS 92

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    Nestled in the lush landscapes of Napa Valley, the Rombauer Vineyards present their esteemed Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2018. A luscious testament to the winemaking prowess of Richie Allen and his team, this wine encapsulates the best of Rombauer’s vineyards, intertwining tradition and innovation.

    The 2018 vintage of Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon, with its blend of 93% Cabernet Sauvignon and 7% Petit Verdot, is a culmination of meticulous viticulture and skilled craftsmanship. Sourced from the revered estate vineyards and top growers in Calistoga, St. Helena, Oakville, and Stags Leap District AVAs, this wine is a true representation of the region’s terroir. The year’s unique weather patterns, marked by heavy February rains and a warm summer that transitioned into a cooler August, led to an extended growing season. This longer maturation period, coupled with sustainable farming practices and NDVI technology, allowed for a harvest that celebrates both quantity and quality.

    The winemaking process, under the vigilant eye of Richie Allen, is both traditional and innovative. The grapes, harvested nocturnally to preserve their pristine condition, were meticulously destemmed and optically sorted. The fermentation process, with 75% occurring in barrels, ensured a rich and textured palate while promoting seamless integration of the French oak. This careful production process culminated in the creation of the Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, a blend of the most exquisite lots, offering an unparalleled experience of the vintage.

    Upon pouring, the wine reveals a deep, mesmerizing hue, indicative of its rich and complex character. The aroma is a symphony of ripened dark fruits; plum, blackberry, and black cherry dance harmoniously with undertones of spice, black licorice, and a warm, inviting scent of baked pie crust. On the palate, this Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet unfolds in layers. The initial taste is dominated by the luscious flavors of blackberry and cassis. These bold fruit notes gracefully pave the way to a more nuanced spectrum of spice, black tea, and cedar, each sip revealing a new facet of its intricate profile. The finish is a masterful blend of vanilla’s sweetness and the savory depth of pastry, leaving a lasting impression that beckons another taste.

    The structure of the Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is a testament to its meticulous crafting. Plush, soft tannins create a wine that is both powerful and elegant, with a harmonious balance and a luxurious length that speaks of its exceptional quality.

    In harmony with the wine’s stature, food pairings for this exquisite Rombauer wine are nothing short of luxurious. The Standing Prime Rib with Creamed Spinach or Grilled Marinated Lamb Chops with Risi e Bisi, as suggested by the Joy of Cooking®, will complement and elevate the wine’s rich and complex profile.

    The critical acclaim for this Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is a reflection of its exceptional quality and the mastery behind its creation. Awarded 93 points by Wine Spectator, the wine is recognized for its hyperripe flavors and a polished finish that balances lush fruit with a subtle iron twinge, offering a necessary counterpoint to its opulent style. James Suckling’s 92 points commendation highlights the wine’s full-bodied structure, ripe and fine-grained tannins, and a mellow, lingering finish, showcasing its ripe, plush backbone of dark fruit.

    In essence, the Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 is more than a wine; it is a narrative of a unique year, a testament to dedicated winemaking, and a sensory journey through the flavors and aromas of Napa Valley. Whether you’re enjoying it now or cellaring for future savoring, this Rombauer wine near you is a luxurious experience, a blend of tradition, artistry, and the very essence of Napa Valley’s rich winemaking heritage.

    47 reviews for Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

    1. Alton Stockburger

      The Rombauer vineyards cabernet is a treasure. It’s bold and structured with a lovely sage and pepper flavor.

    2. Jennie Avery

      I’m so glad there’s free shipping on 12 bottles of Rombauer wine. The cabernet sauvignon is my favorite!

    3. Bruce Delker

      The best Rombauer wine I’ve tried is their Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s bold and structured, with a blend of sage and violet.

    4. John Phillips

      The Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet has a complex flavor profile. The sage and pepper notes combined with the red cherry make it a standout. Truly, the best Rombauer wine I’ve had!

    5. Amanda Friedman

      The Rombauer vineyards cabernet sauvignon is excellent. It’s bold, structured, with a great raspberry flavor.

    6. Anne Cazares

      The Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is a revelation. The raspberry and red cherry flavors are so vibrant.

    7. Edwin Simon

      I found the best Rombauer wine – the Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection. The violet and raspberry notes are amazing.

    8. Carol Mortimer

      Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is a delightful red wine. The Napa Valley AVA really shines through.

    9. Patricia Williams

      Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet is a great red wine. The Napa Valley AVA gives it a unique and bold flavor.

    10. William Yoder

      Rombauer Vineyards wine is a treat! Love the mix of raspberry and pepper flavors in their Cabernet Sauvignon.

    11. Viola Bacon

      Rombauer Vineyards wine is my go-to. The cabernet sauvignon is a must-try, with flavors of raspberry and red cherry.

    12. Lisa Walker

      I’m a fan of the Rombauer Vineyards wine. Their Cabernet Sauvignon is a must-try with its blend of black cherry and toast.

    13. Luis Cotney

      The Rombauer vineyards wine, especially the Cabernet Sauvignon, is divine. It’s such a treat to taste the sour cherry and toast flavors.

    14. Sue Vickery

      Rombauer wine near me is a treasure. I can’t get enough of the Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon and its sour cherry flavor.

    15. Robert Arroyo

      The Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is fantastic. The red wine has a bold and structured taste with a hint of pepper.

    16. Ruth Mcgregor

      Rombauer Vineyards wine is brilliant. The Cabernet Sauvignon has a delicious blend of toast and raspberry flavors.

    17. Dwain Chaffee

      This Rombauer vineyards cabernet sauvignon is a delight. It’s bold and structured, with a hint of sage and pepper. Great red wine!

    18. Carlos Woods

      The Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is a gem. It’s a red wine with a perfect mix of raspberry and red cherry.

    19. Michelle Escutia

      Raumber wine, or better known as Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon, is a revelation. The flavors of raspberry and red cherry are so vibrant. Free Shipping on 12 Bottles? Yes, please!

    20. Lea Burton

      I can’t get enough of this rombauer wine. The Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection and its raspberry notes are a treat.

    21. Cody Butts

      Raumber wine, especially the Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon, is a must-try. It’s bold and structured, with a lovely sage flavor.

    22. Michael Womack

      Rombauer wine never disappoints! The rombauer vineyards cabernet sauvignon was bursting with flavors of sour cherry, pepper, and sage. A great red wine for any occasion.

    23. Justin Ridgeway

      This Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon is incredible. The red cherry flavor is so rich. It’s the perfect example of a Napa Valley AVA.

    24. Monica Brown

      Rombauer vineyard really knows how to make wine. The Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection is fantastic, especially the black cherry notes.

    25. Louis Mayberry

      Free Shipping on 12 Bottles of Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection? Yes, please! Love the red cherry flavor.

    26. Nancy Rivera

      Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet was a delightful surprise! The flavors of black cherry and toast were a perfect match.

    27. Larry Ford

      I adore the Rombauer wine. Their Cabernet Sauvignon is a fantastic red wine with a bold and structured flavor.

    28. Ann Fletcher

      Free Shipping on 12 Bottles of the Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection? Count me in! Love the sour cherry notes.

    29. Jennifer Wilson

      This Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon is such a delight. The sour cherry flavor is just perfect.

    30. Eric Robinson

      Enjoying a bottle of Rombauer Vineyard’s Cabernet Sauvignon. The bold and structured blends are a real treat!

    31. Anna Webb

      The Rombauer vineyards wine, especially the Cabernet Sauvignon, is so good. I love the toast and violet flavors.

    32. Terrence Graham

      Rombauer wine never disappoints. The Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection is a must-try. Loved the violet and toast flavors.

    33. Kathleen Golden

      Rombauer wine near me is a blessing. The Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon and its black cherry flavor is a treat.

    34. John Scott

      The Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection is the best Rombauer wine I’ve tasted. Notes of black cherry and raspberry are so pronounced!

    35. Rudy Crawford

      The Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection is a true Napa Valley AVA experience. Violet undertones, toast notes, and the fantastic bold and structured taste. Simply amazing!

    36. Wallace Johns

      If you’re asking about Rombauer wine near me, look no further. The Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon with its black cherry notes is the best rombauer wine I’ve tasted!

    37. Todd Harmon

      The best Rombauer wine I’ve tried is their cabernet sauvignon. It’s a red wine with a perfect blend of sage and violet.

    38. Juan Manzi

      The Rombauer Vineyards Wine is a must-try for wine enthusiasts. The Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection is bold and structured with a rich blend of raspberry and sour cherry flavors.

    39. James Madden

      Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is a must-have! It’s bold and structured, with a hint of sour cherry.

    40. Jacob Ruffin

      I love the Rombauer wine. The Cabernet Sauvignon is bold and structured with a hint of sour cherry.

    41. Nora Podbielski

      The rombauer wine near me is a must-try! The Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is smooth, with bold and structured flavors. Love it!

    42. Elisabeth Kirby

      Just had the Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection. What a delight! Bold and structured with a beautiful blend of raspberry and red cherry.

    43. Kristina Carlson

      This Rombauer wine, the Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection, is the best. The sage and pepper flavors are so pronounced.

    44. Anita Burch

      Just had the Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon. Great blend of raspberry and red cherry. Perfect for a cozy night in.

    45. Eddie Brown

      Just tried the Rombauer Vineyard’s Cabernet Sauvignon. The sour cherry flavor is a game changer!

    46. Roger Jones

      Rombauer wine near me is always a delight. Their Cabernet Sauvignon is bold, structured and full of black cherry flavor.

    47. Dominique Bland

      The Rombauer vineyard really knows their wine. The Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor Selection and its red cherry notes are amazing.

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    Is Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon good?

    Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon is highly esteemed, known for its rich, complex flavor profile and elegant structure. It consistently receives high critical acclaim, offering a luxurious taste experience with its deep fruit notes, refined tannins, and harmonious balance, making it a beloved choice among wine enthusiasts.

    What wine is Rombauer known for?

    Rombauer is best known for its Chardonnay, often hailed as iconic, which has garnered a dedicated following for its rich, buttery profile and nuanced complexity. While their Chardonnay shines, Rombauer also receives acclaim for its Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel, each showcasing the winery's commitment to quality and distinctive style.

    Critical Acclaim

    WS 93
    Wine Spectator
    Hyperripe, with tiers of cassis, plum puree and blackberry paste supported by deftly inlaid mocha, tobacco and violet notes. The polished finish lets a subtle iron twinge creep in amid the lush fruit, giving this a needed counterpoint. Obvious in style, but will have fans for sure. Drink now through 2034.
    JS 92
    James Suckling
    Notes of ripe and crunchy blackcurrants, blackberries, licorice, graphite and black earth. Some black olives and violets, too. Full-bodied, firm and structured with ripe, fine-grained tannins and a plush, ripe backbone of dark fruit. Mellow and lingering finish. Drink or hold.

    What does Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 taste like?


    Light
    Bold
    Smooth
    Tannic
    Dry
    Sweet
    Soft
    Acidic
    Red Fruit flavors of the wine

    raspberry, red cherry, sour cherry

    Oaky Flavors of the wine

    oak

    Black Fruit Flavors of the wine

    black cherry

    Aromas and Flavors of Spices in the wine

    pepper, sage

    Floral aromas found in the wine

    violet

    Food Pairing with Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

    Our wine experts think this Bold and Structured Rombauer Proprietor Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 wine would be a match made in heaven with these dishes. Bon appétit!

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