PlumpJack Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 2019
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PlumpJack Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 2019 is a remarkable testament to their commitment to crafting wines that honor the land and blend tradition with innovation. Nestled against the Vaca Mountain Range, their Estate Vineyard boasts diverse soil types, from rocky gravelly bases to volcanic-rich nutrients and clay-based sandy loam soils. This terroir diversity allows them to cultivate and blend numerous blocks, resulting in wines of intriguing complexity that pay homage to the land from which they originate.
In the glass, this wine presents a deep garnet-purple hue, hinting at the depth and richness within. As you raise the glass, bold blackcurrant and blackberry preserves scents charge forth, enveloping the senses. Subtle hints of tilled soil, truffles, and unsmoked cigars add layers of intrigue to the aromatic profile.
Upon the first sip, the palate is greeted with opulence and velvety richness. Decadent notes of black fruit preserves dominate, intertwining seamlessly with earthy accents that speak to the wine’s terroir-driven character. This Cabernet Sauvignon finishes long and satisfying, leaving a lasting impression with a lively lift that beautifully balances its opulent nature.
Wine Advocate awarded this wine an impressive 94 points, highlighting its bold black fruit preserves, earthy complexity, and velvety richness. The Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 2019 is a true reflection of PlumpJack Winery’s dedication to crafting wines that honor their exceptional terroir and tradition, making it a standout among Napa Valley Cabernets.
Nose : A symphony of juicy fruits – blackberry, dark plum, boysenberry, and muddled raspberries – bursts forth from the glass, mingling harmoniously with intricate notes of cardamom, cinnamon, molasses, damp earth, iron, and sage.
Flavor Profile: An enticing melange of blackberry, plum, and a plethora of spices, including cardamom, cinnamon, and sage, are harmoniously intertwined with subtle undertones of molasses.
Body of the Wine: This estate Cabernet Sauvignon is undoubtedly full-bodied and opulent, a characteristic highlighted by its rich, velvety tannins.
Tannin Structure: The finely integrated, velvety tannins contribute to the wine's beautiful structure, enhancing its elegance and drinkability.
Sweetness Levels: Although not sweet in the traditional sense, the rich fruit flavors may lend a perceived sweetness that is perfectly balanced by the wine's other components.
Acidity Levels: A lively acidity adds a refreshing contrast to the wine's rich fruit flavors, contributing to its overall balance and drinkability.
Food Pairings : The robust flavors of this wine make it an ideal companion for rich, hearty dishes such as grilled or roasted red meats, hearty stews, and aged cheeses.