2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Elevación Vineyard, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, CA

  • Producer

    Saladin Cellars

  • What we love

    Sitting high atop Howell Mountain, Elevación Vineyard is owned and farmed by the vineyard manager for Oakville’s Opus One, Juan Martinez. Needless to say, Juan grows ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2014 Cabernet shows earthy black notes of blackcurrant and dark fruit, with forest floor and orange peel undertones. Focused, muscular, and bold, with gritty, integrated tannins.

$80.00
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About this Wine

A new and sensational wine by a father and son team, the 2014 Saladin Howell Mountain Cabernet is big and rich, and shows the quality of the vintage and the unique Howell Mountain terroir.

High elevation (about 1,800 feet), warm summer nights and rocky soils produce small intense red berry fruit creating a Cabernet Sauvignon that is magnificently complex and elegantly robust, and such a good value, especially considering its from Howell Mountain. Enjoy!

 

  • Technical Data:
  • Blend: 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot
  • Alcohol: 14.2% | Production: 200 cases
  • Aging: Barrel aged for 21 months in 50% new French oak and 50% new Hungarian oak.
  • Drink now through 2026

Austin Saladin

Owner


Located in St. Helena, California, in the heart of Napa Valley, Saladin Cellars is run by 4th and 5th generation Napa Valley residents Bill Saladin and his son Austin. Saladin may be a boutique winery by any measure, producing just about 500 cases annually, but their wines are mighty.

Austin’s great-grandfather Stefano would always sit on the front porch of his house at the end of the day, the house Austin still lives in, and enjoy a glass of his home red wine and a cigar – thus the motivation for this label. It’s this feeling of relaxing enjoyment that Saladin hopes to bring to you.

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