2014 Cardinale Cabernet Sauvignon Napa

Share on Facebook

2014 Cardinale Cabernet Sauvignon Napa image

(98 POINTS) - "A magnificent wine made the by the brilliant winemaker Chris Carpenter, who also works for the Kendall-Jackson empire at Lakoya and a handful of other estates, this blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Merlot is sourced from multiple vineyards owned by the Jacksons, from Veeder Peak to Spring Mountain to Howell Mountain. In 2014, it reminded me of a great vintage of Pontet-Canet from Pauillac, but slightly bigger than life. The inky purple color, the stunning nose of cedar wood, unsmoked cigar tobacco, graphite, creme de cassis and subtle new oak is followed by a multi-layered, profoundly concentrated, large-scaled wine with sensational levels of blackcurrant fruit moving toward blackberries. A wine of great intensity, silky tannins and adequate acidity, this is clearly one of the great, great wines of the vintage, and another tour de force in winemaking from Carpenter. It is a 15- to 20- year wine, but the window for drinking its is probably that big as well."   The Wine Advocate


  • List Price: $265.00

  • Sale Price: $225.00

Quantity in Stock: 6

add to cart

Share on Facebook

continue shopping

Cart Summary

Your shopping cart is empty!

Wine Watch Events

Wine Bar is closed for a Private Event

Tue, Dec 8, 2020

Wine Bar is closed for a Private Event

Special Virtual Holiday Wine Tasting Featuring the JCB world of Bubbles, Exclusive Napa Cabernet with Special Guest Jean Charles Boisset and his new Baccarat Crystal Glassware and Decanters

Wed, Dec 9, 2020

"Even though a number of people have tried, no one has yet found a way to drink for a living."-- Jean Kerr...

Wine Bar Is Closed for Private Event

Fri, Dec 11, 2020

Wine Bar Is Closed for Private Event 

Wine Bar Closed for Private Tasting

Sat, Dec 12, 2020

Wine Bar Closed for Private Tasting

Wine Bar is Closed for a Private Party

Fri, Dec 18, 2020

Wine Bar is Closed for a Private Party

The Big Eight Bodeaux Tasting from 1990 vintage

Sat, Dec 26, 2020

Burgundy makes you think of silly things, Bordeaux makes you talk of them and Champagne makes you do them. - Jea...

Big Bottle Big Ballers New Years Eve Party

Thu, Dec 31, 2020

Champagne for My Real Friends, Real Pain for My Sham Friends Tom Waits Thank God it’s almost Christma...

2018 Burgundy Wine Tasting featuring the last vintage from our good friend and virtual Host Alex Gambal

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

2018 Burgundy Wine Tasting featuring the last vintage from our good friend and virtual Host Alex Gambal 

2011 Vintage Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting - A study of 10 Year-olds

Sat, Jan 9, 2021

2011 Caldwell Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Cardinale Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2011 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sa...

Avignonesi Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Tuscan Wine Tasting

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Avignonesi Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Tuscan Wine Tasting