Red

2016 Galerie Cabernet Sauvignon Pleinair

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
Drink between 2020 - 2027 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • richshoes Likes this wine: 92 points

    August 30, 2021 - Such a drinkable wine...medium bodied well balanced simple and approachable...dark Napa cherry and pencil lead accents

  • Vinnut Likes this wine: 91 points

    June 27, 2021 - Deep dark reddish-purple in color. Full, forward, & fragrant aromas of ripe fruit aromas of cherries, blackberries & plums with overtones of dusty/earthy & spice notes, herbs, minerals & a hint of oak/vanilla in the background. Full bodied with a very good concentration of well balanced & smooth textured, ripe fruit flavors of cherries, blackberries & plums with some spices, herbs, minerals & a hint of vanilla/oak. Lingering finish. Drinks quite well at present with decanting & extended airing, but should develop further with additional aging. Excellent QPR for a quality Napa Valley Cab when found at discount.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Mountster27 wrote: flawed

    June 20, 2021 - Something wrong with this bottle. Cork was wine stained on top. Wine unbalanced and overly acidic with unripe tannin.
    Couldn’t drink and had to pour out

  • Smksmk Likes this wine: 87 points

    June 12, 2021 - Sourced from Stagecoach, Cardinale, Bosche et al this deep garnet colored Cabernet opens with a lot of rich dark fruit. My palate however was quickly overwhelmed by the pepper, which I normally enjoy but in this case seems a bit much.

  • TCKM wrote: 92 points

    May 28, 2021 - Very well made cab

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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    North Coast Part 1: Napa Valley's Incredible 2016s, 1/31/2019 (link)

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    Napa Valley’s Extraordinary 2016 Cabernets (Dec 2018), 12/1/2018 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type Red
  • Producer Galerie
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Pleinair
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 85 (12%)
  • In Cellars 511 (70%)
  • Consumed 133 (18%)

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