Saunter Red Head Cabernet Sauvignon Clone 685 2014
SKU: saun-clon-365-ca-2014

Saunter Red Head Cabernet Sauvignon Clone 685 2014

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The Saunter Red Head Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is made from 100% clone 685 grown on 101-14 rootstock. The clone 685 has consistently given us a characteristic essence of blueberries, uniform ripening and great minerality.
Wine Advocate
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The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Red Head Vineyard is a terrific example of Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. Possessing an extra gear and level of concentration, the wine has an inky bluish purple color and a sweet kiss of blueberry, blackcurrant and spice box as well as a floral note. It is full-bodied, opulent and voluptuously textured, all hallmarks of this 2014 vintage. The finish is opulent, and the wine long, showing complexity and secondary nuances, and giving no excuse to defer one's gratification. This is a sumptuous beauty to drink over the next 15 or so years.

Robert Parker, December 30, 2016
Wine Spectator
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A deceptively charming effort, with layers of nuance and complexity amid melted licorice, dark berry, cedar and crushed rock flavors, gaining depth and persistence. Best from 2018 through 2032. 125 cases made.

James Laube, November 15, 2017