2015 Carter Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Fortuna Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Oakville

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  • TXRDW wrote: 94 points

    August 11, 2019 - Seems to be in a good drinking window. PnP at a restaurant and the bottle was ready to go, but it did improve over the next hour. Fresh red fruit, balanced, but a little light on the tannins. Not sure how much the Fortuna will improve over time, if at all. Definitely a great QPR wine.

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  • wineotim commented:

    8/11/19, 10:37 AM - I agree with you except for the QPR factor.

  • TXRDW commented:

    8/11/19, 11:10 AM - Point made, should have characterized the Fortuna as a decent QPR. :)

  • jviz commented:

    8/11/19, 11:25 AM - Sounds like the wine has relaxed a lot since release, as the fruits were darker and the tannins tougher than many of the other cabs in their lineup (not know for being light-weight). Makes me eager to try a bottle.. but I only have one more!

  • wineotim commented:

    8/11/19, 3:40 PM - I only have one left too jviz, will drink it this year.

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