2014 Nickel & Nickel Martin Stelling Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon [3.0L], Oakville
2014 Nickel & Nickel Martin Stelling Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon [3.0L], Oakville
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SKU: 003-CST144

Discover one of our finest, most texturally complex Cabernets from a vintage best described as classic Napa Valley. This rare 3-Liter format reminds us why wines grown in the Oakville AVA - and the Martin Stelling Vineyard in particular - are so legendary.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2014
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Oakville
Harvest Date
October 7, 2014
Aging
French oak barrels (65% new, 35% once-used)
Alcohol %
14.3
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Powerful and expansive, the 2014 Martin Stelling Vineyard Cabernet has all the exceptional qualities that we associate with this iconic vineyard. Blackberry and cassis harmonize with flavors of melted chocolate, vanilla and ground spice. French oak adds warmth and texture to the midpalate. Classically elegant with beautiful structure and complexity, the wine’s silky tannins marry with the oak, creating rich layers that continue into a long and seductive finish.
Vineyard Notes
The 57-acre Martin Stelling Vineyard is located at the base of the western hills in Oakville, and is the primary vineyard for Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon. Nickel & Nickel is fortunate to farm two acres of this vineyard. The soils are composed of deep volcanic loam with underlying clay and gravel.