Got an
account?
Log In
 
 
Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2005, 750mL (WA95, ST95, WS95) from The BPW - Merchants of rare and fine wines.

Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

750mL

Vintage: 2005
Region: US
Appellation: Napa

WA95, ST95, WS95
Rated 95 points by Robert Parker`s Wine Advocate: `The east-facing hillside Vineyard 29 turns out superb Cabernet Sauvignon, but again there is not much of it. While the Cru negociant Cabernet Sauvignon represents 3,000 cases, there are just under 700 cases of the estate Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2005, a blend of 91% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc, is superb. Notes of lead pencil shavings intermixed with smoky cassis and black cherries, a hint of white chocolate, and cedar are all present in this wine, which spent 17 months in French oak. Beautiful texture, medium to full body, and a totally seamless personality make for a gorgeous wine to drink now or cellar for 15 or more years. The impressive talents of viticulturalist David Abreu and winemaker/consultant Philippe Melka have turned Vineyard 29, owned by Chuck and Anne McMinn, into a bright new star of Napa. There are essentially two levels of wine here, the estate wines, which come from the Aida Vineyard and Vineyard 29, and of course their negociant wines, which are represented by the 3,000 or so cases of their Napa Cabernet Sauvignon called Cru. Previously recommended: 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard 29 Estate (95), 2004 Cru Proprietary Red (90). Tel. (707) 963-9292; Fax (707) 963-7848` -- Tasting note by Robert Parker


$135.00

OUT OF STOCK
Read CellarTracker Wine Reviews

Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

750mL

Vintage: 2005
Region: US
Appellation: Napa

WA95, ST95, WS95
Rated 95 points by Robert Parker`s Wine Advocate: `The east-facing hillside Vineyard 29 turns out superb Cabernet Sauvignon, but again there is not much of it. While the Cru negociant Cabernet Sauvignon represents 3,000 cases, there are just under 700 cases of the estate Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2005, a blend of 91% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc, is superb. Notes of lead pencil shavings intermixed with smoky cassis and black cherries, a hint of white chocolate, and cedar are all present in this wine, which spent 17 months in French oak. Beautiful texture, medium to full body, and a totally seamless personality make for a gorgeous wine to drink now or cellar for 15 or more years. The impressive talents of viticulturalist David Abreu and winemaker/consultant Philippe Melka have turned Vineyard 29, owned by Chuck and Anne McMinn, into a bright new star of Napa. There are essentially two levels of wine here, the estate wines, which come from the Aida Vineyard and Vineyard 29, and of course their negociant wines, which are represented by the 3,000 or so cases of their Napa Cabernet Sauvignon called Cru. Previously recommended: 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard 29 Estate (95), 2004 Cru Proprietary Red (90). Tel. (707) 963-9292; Fax (707) 963-7848` -- Tasting note by Robert Parker


$135.00

OUT OF STOCK
Read CellarTracker Wine Reviews





 

Similar wines from this varietal & region

This list represents wines that are very similar (for a variety of reasons) to the wine you are currently considering. They exhibit similar characteristics and share other traits (such as varietal, price, and professional ratings). There are some very cool things here - take a look - and as always feel free to contact us directly for questions!

Similar wines from this varietal & region

This list represents wines that are very similar (for a variety of reasons) to the wine you are currently considering. They exhibit similar characteristics and share other traits (such as varietal, price, and professional ratings). There are some very cool things here - take a look - and as always feel free to contact us directly for questions!

SHOW MORE
Chateau Boswell Proprietary Red Cuvee Jacquelynne -- 2005 750mL (8) $169.00  
Gemstone Proprietary Red -- 2001 750mL (4) WA94, ST92, WS92 $99.00  
Waterstone Cabernet Sauvignon -- 2011 1.5L (26) $47.95  
Janzen Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley -- 2011 750ml (14) JS93 $49.95 * 
Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard RBS -- 2011 750mL (1) AG93, WA91 $249.00  
Monticello Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Teitjen Vineyard -- 2003 750ml (1)  missing Capsule $39.00  
Corley Cabernet Sauvignon State Lane Vineyard -- 2005 750mL (1) $49.00  
Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard CCS -- 2011 750mL (1) AG95, WA95 $295.00  
Bryant Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill -- 2001 750mL (1) ST93-96, WS91 $225.00  
Levy and McClellan Cabernet Sauvignon -- 2009 750ml (3) $425.00  
Page Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon The Stash -- 2004 (1) $59.00  
Bryant Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill -- 2011 750mL (4) AG95+ $439.00  
Stone The Crows Cabernet Sauvignon Three Twins Vineyard -- 2011 1.5L (4) $195.00  
Jonata Proprietary Red El Desafio de Jonata -- 2004 750mL (2) WA91 $129.00  
Bond Quella -- 2009 1.5L (1) WA96, ST94+, WS94 $699.00  
Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard CCS -- 2009 750mL (1) WA96+, WS95 $345.00  
Tallulah Cabernet Sauvignon MD2 -- 2010 (8) $49.00 * 
Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer George III Vineyard -- 2009 750mL (1) WA95, WS97 $319.00  
Bond Quella -- 2010 750mL (1) AG96, WA98 $395.00  
Favia Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley -- 2005 1.5L (1)  ltl $400.00  
 

Got an
account?
Log In