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2010 Prime Cabernet Sauvignon Coombsville, Napa Valley
93 Points Wine Enthusiast August 2013
Listed in Steve Heimoff's: "Ten Napa Valley wineries that should be better known."
90 Points Wine Spectator August 2013
Listed in James Laube's: "10 Exciting Napa Cabernets Under $70"
2009 Prime Cabernet Sauvignon Coombsville, Napa Valley
95 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine December 2012
2008 Prime Cabernet Sauvignon Midoriya Hills Vineyard, Napa Valley
95 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine April 2012
Editors ChoiceAn enormous Cabernet, but it’s not simply the power of its fruit that’s so impressive. Shows massive blackberry, blueberry, creme de cassis and oak flavors packed into profoundly beautiful tannins. The fruit is so sweet that it’s suprising how dry the finish is. The winemaker, Ted Henry, also is at the helm of Jarvis. This young Cabernet should develop over the next dozen years, at least, in a good cellar.
Gold Medal San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp 2012
2008 Prime Cabernet Sauvignon District 4, Napa Valley
90 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine April 2012A very good Cabernet, with ripe blackberry,
current, anise and oak flavors.
2007 Prime Cabernet Sauvignon Midoriya Hills Vineyards, Napa Valley
BEST OF SHOW LA International Wine Comp. 2010
92 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Two Puffs (93 Points) - Connoisseurs' Guide
Gold Medal SF Chronicle Wine Comp. 2011
2007 Prime Cabernet Sauvignon District 4, Napa Valley
92 Points - Wine Enthusiast Magazine July 2010
One Puff - Connoisseurs' Guide April 2010
"Ted Henry (Jarvis) turned out an impressive textbook Cabernet for his own label from Coombsville-area fruit. The acidity's a bit forward - in a good way - giving a tension to notes of tobacco, blackberry leaves and coffee bean. The oak is subtle, and taut blackberry fruit is held together by firm tannins." - San Francisco Chronicle 5/21/10
2006 Prime Cabernet Sauvignon District 4, Napa Valley
93 Points - Wine Enthusiast Magazine 2/10
Double Gold - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2009
"Big & about as classic & concentrated black cherry as you get. Bravo!" - Joe Roberts (1winedude.com) 8/09
2008 Prime Chardonnay District 4, Napa Valley
"Big, but damn good & food-friendly thnx to balanced oak + stainless treatment. Bravo!" - Joe Roberts (1winedude.com) 11/09
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