2010 Hestan Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Specs
Vintage
2010
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Napa Valley
Vineyard Designation
Hestan Vineyards
Acid
.61
pH
3.8
Bottling Date
July 2012
Wine Spectator
94

2010 Hestan Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2010 Hestan Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon takes the best of the 2009 and brings it into further focus with a core of black fruits, chalky tannins and a long finish, according to acclaimed winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown. 

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SKU: HCS10-750ML
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Hestan Vineyards winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown is one of Napa's most accomplished Cabernet specialists, having garnered multiple 100 point scores from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.  Complex, concentrated and exquisitely structured, our 2010 takes the best of the 2009 and brings it into further focus. In the glass, the wine opens with a mix of dusty red and blue fruits. The juicy core of this wine is layered and framed by wonderful natural acidity that gives it lift and length. The tannins are obvious but well integrated and hint at a long life ahead. Drink 2014 - 2030. We recommend that you decant this wine for two hours or more for maximum enjoyment.

Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
Hestan Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is the flagship wine of Napa Valley’s celebrated Hestan Vineyards, a remote, 56-acre tapestry of individually-farmed hillside and lakefront vineyard blocks. Crafted of only the finest lots, Hestan Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon reveals the epitome of site and winemaking in a singularly expressive opus.
Production Notes
Bottled unfined and unfiltered after aging for 20 months in 75% new French Darnajou, Taransaud and Ermitage oak barrels.
Winemaker Notes
The 2010 Hestan Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon takes the best of the 2009 and brings it into further focus. In the glass, the wine opens with a mix of dusty red and blue fruits. The juicy core of this wine is layered and framed by wonderful natural acidity that gives it lift and length. The tannins are obvious but well integrated and hint at a long life ahead. Drink 2014 - 2030.
Food Pairing Notes
Lamb, beef, grilled meats.
Production
400 cases
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