Neal Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
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The Neal Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, crafted by esteemed winemaker Martin Mackenzie at Neal Family Vineyards, is a testament to the excellence of Napa Valley’s terroir. Sourced entirely from their prestigious Howell Mountain Estate and Rutherford Dust Estate vineyards, this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon showcases the best of the region’s varietal.
In the glass, the wine displays a deep, ruby-red color that hints at its vibrancy and richness. The aroma is both inviting and expressive, with a medley of fresh fruits taking center stage. Luscious notes of ripe cassis intermingle harmoniously with hints of refreshing mint and earthy undertones, promising a delightful tasting experience.
Upon the first sip, the Neal Cabernet Sauvignon envelops the palate with a symphony of flavors. The core of ripe cassis persists, accompanied by an intriguing blend of dried and fresh herbs that add complexity and nuance. The wine’s time spent in 25% new French oak barrels imparts alluring spice notes of nutmeg, cinnamon, and licorice, further enhancing the overall sensory journey.
Balancing elegance and power, this wine captivates with its fine tannins and well-structured body, exemplifying the classic characteristics of a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The seamless integration of the fruit, herbs, and barrel spice culminates in a remarkably smooth and satisfying finish, leaving a lasting impression.
With 19 months of careful aging in French oak, the Neal Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 demonstrates the winery’s commitment to crafting wines of exceptional quality. This limited-production wine of only 978 cases truly embodies the essence of Napa Valley’s distinctive terroir, making it a must-try for any discerning wine enthusiast. Certified organically farmed, it represents a harmonious union of nature and craftsmanship, offering a remarkable expression of Napa Valley’s viticultural prowess.