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2012 Chappellet Cabernet Sauvignon Signature

Category: California SKU: 68776 Size: 750 ml
Brand: Chappellet Winery
Region: Napa Valley
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon Style: Red Wine
Ship/Pickup Class: A, L
Ratings: WS 93
Accolades: #65 WS Top 100 Wines of 2015
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2012 Chappellet Cabernet Sauvignon Signature

Winemaker's Notes:

The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon has been our flagship wine for more than four decades. It is a benchmark for the long-lived hillside wines of the Napa Valley; full of structure and aging potential, yet seductively forward in its concentrated varietal character. The dry, rocky soils of Pritchard Hill produce small, intensely flavorful grapes. Crop thinning allows for full, even ripening and further elevates flavor complexity.

This is an amazingly rich, complex and satisfying wine filled with plush, ripe fruit and abundant spice. On the nose, enticing layers of dark cherry and blackberry combine with rich Bordeaux aromatics of sweet tobacco and cedar. Elements of chocolate and roasted coffee add a hedonistic dimension, with underlying new oak providing sweetness and elegant spice. The palate is broad and mouthfilling, with flavors of juicy, dark fruit, black currant, espresso and bittersweet chocolate. Supple, layered tannins accentuate this wine’s velvety richness and weight, while carrying it through to a long, seamless finish.


Wine Spectator 93 Points

A classy and classic Napa Cabernet, dark-colored, with rich blackberry,black licorice, cedar, tobacco and dusty, loamy earth notes.The brightness and density of the red and dark berry fruit givesthis an immediate charm. Drink now through 2030.—J.L.