Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2015 | 100 Point Perfection
Three vintages of the wine have scored 99 points in The Wine Advocate, and now the Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2015 has achieved perfection. Our long and steadfast support of this icon gives us (and you) preferred access. This is simply as good as it gets. Reserve your case while it lasts!
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100RP | Medium to deep garnet-purple in color, the Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2015 charges from the gate with exuberant red and black cherries notes, black currants and mulberries with a beautiful roses and lavender perfume, plus hints of sandalwood and cinnamon stick. Full-bodied, concentrated and downright explosive in the mouth, it is still wearing loads of gorgeous puppy-fat fruit flavors, offering suggestions of the complex, multilayered blockbuster that it will emerge into. The structure deserves its own mention: wonderful, seamless freshness and oh-so-fine, pixelated tannins, with an extraordinary persistence of fruit and mineral nuances. Wow.
Eisele Vineyards flagship Wine
Producing the estate’s flagship Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2015 wine requires three-quarters of the 38-acre Eisele Vineyard. Notably dedicated to Cabernet Sauvignon and its companion varieties, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The resulting wine is an intense expression of the Eisele Vineyard terroir, exhibiting characteristic flavors of cassis, blackberry, cedar, and chocolate, with a lingering mineral finish. Hence, Cabernets from the Eisele Vineyard are highly regarded for their complexity, concentration, and weight. Most of all without heaviness, silky texture and ability to age for decades.
Our winemaking team notes: “ The Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2015 is full of energy. While the initial nose is spicy with forward notes of cinnamon, vanilla, blonde tobacco, and cumin. With a swirl, highly expressive lily and rose aromas immediately lift from the glass. Following by a dark bouquet of blackcurrant and boysenberry. While the mouthfeel is characterized by round and silky tannins with great tension and energy. Fresh summer fruits are dominant with a hint of bay leaf and black olive. Plus earthier notes and spices building complexity as the wine lingers in a suave and long finish, characteristic of the Eisele Terroir.
Winemaker Hélène Mingot
While growing up in wine country makes it easy to develop a deep passion for the noble fruit. And Hélène Mingot is no exception. After a lifetime of living in Bordeaux, Hélène embarked on a journey to explore the world of wine. First earning her BS in Wine and Vine. Then, as a result, finding herself immersed in the traditions and techniques of the Italian winemakers. Under the tutelage of Stéphane Derenoncourt, Hélène has developed a keen sense for the unique terroir that California offers. Finally, her wines offer the ultimate expression of the terroir and her passion can be found in every glass.
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|Why add this wine to your Collection / Cellar?||Collectible100 point wine from Winemaker Hélène Mingot | Will Cellar for decades | An indulgence you won’t regret|
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|WBOTD Cellaring Worthiness Rating|
|Expert Ratings||Wine Advocate 100 Points|
|What is it?||Napa Valley Red Wine|
|What’s in it?||Cabernet Sauvignon|
|When to drink?||Now to 2045+|
|Pair with:||Pairs w/Red Meat & Hard Cheese|
|Drink with:||Those who appreciate 100 point wine|
|Occasion||Special wine tasting, Intimate or very special occasion|
|If you want to drink now...||Decant 60 Minutes|
|Recommended purchase Qty:||As many as your budget permits|