Chimney Rock, Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, 2009

Chimney Rock

Score

90
  • Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Drink: 2014 - 2025

Manufacturer:

Chimney Rock

Stephen Brook

Tasting: Napa & Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon

Oaky black fruits nose with a light savoury tone. Rich, full-bodied, has good weight of fruit and ripe tannins. Imposing but not extracted, and has good acidity and persistence and a very attractive texture. Some coffee tones from the oak on the finish, giving some complexity. Long.

Yohann Jousselin MS

Tasting: Napa & Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon

Elegant nose and attack but then the alcohol takes over. Lots of sweet fruit aromas. Hint of mint and grass. Alcohol too high.

David Motion

Tasting: Napa & Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon

Malted hot chocolate, brambles. Plenty of information in the mouth. Oak is present, but plenty of exuberant fruit to balance. Needs time.

Details

Wine name: Chimney Rock
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 14.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2009
Wine style: Red, full-bodied
Country: USA
Region: Napa Valley
Subregion: Stags Leap District