Quintessa, Rutherford, Napa Valley, 2009

Quintessa

Score

90
  • Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Drink: 2012 - 2028

Manufacturer:

Quintessa

Stephen Brook

Tasting: Napa & Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon

Muted but oaky black fruits nose. Medium-bodied, an elegant graceful style, with a silky texture. But it doesn’t lack tannins and structure, but carries them with a light touch, though it’s not very complex. Balanced and should age well. Good length.

Yohann Jousselin MS

Tasting: Napa & Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon

A very rich style of Cabernet, offering notes of blackcurrant jam, sweet spices and caramel. As the wine opens it shows notes of cedar wood and tobacco.

David Motion

Tasting: Napa & Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon

Open, fresh, high-toned red fruits. Bright fruit in the mouth. Sweet.

Details

Wine name: Quintessa
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 14.2%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2009
Wine style: Red, full-bodied
Country: USA
Region: Napa Valley
Subregion: Rutherford