2015 Carter Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Weitz Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley

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Community Tasting Note

  • Yack Man Likes this wine: 97 points

    November 19, 2017 - The wine of the night. Much like before but I did notice some acidity beginning to show, however the wine got better and better as the evening progressed. Smooth red and black berry fruits, cream de cassis on the palate that continued to expand with time. Real nice depth and flavors with ample tannins. 97 Points tonight and my mind is made up, I grab a few more while there's some available. I think that there are better days ahead for this wine.

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  • Badmonkey commented:

    11/20/17, 8:40 AM - Yack Man, as usual nice note. You've inspired me to pick-up some more.

  • Yack Man commented:

    11/20/17, 11:37 AM - Yeah Badmonkey, I will definitely pick up a couple more bottles too. This wine continued to unfold, getting better and before you know it, there was no more. Really good stuff.

  • TXRDW commented:

    11/21/17, 7:10 AM - Nice note, as were your notes on Fortuna. Being new to Carter wines and thinking about ordering a few more bottles, would you recommend Weitz or Fortuna?

  • Yack Man commented:

    11/21/17, 8:27 AM - I really like them both TXRTW, but the Weitz shows more debth and nuance than does the Fortuna. I would suggest since you tried them both if you haven’t already. Is the Weitz worth another $65 more? Only you can answer that. I hold more of the Beckstoffers and Fortuna then I do the Weitz. If you enjoy big yet superbly constructed Napa Valley Cabernet, you will enjoy Carter Cellars. I look forward to your future notes on the 2015 lineup at Carter Cellars.

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