Stellar Buy from Martin Ray Winery
2019 Martin Ray Cabernet Sauvignon Napa...$23.99/bottle
100% Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from various sought-after vineyards in Rutherford, Stags Leap District, Howell, and Oak Knoll. The distinct vineyard locations offer variances in climate, elevation, and soil type, and along with classic, labor-intensive winemaking techniques, produce a rich red with classic Napa Cabernet flavors. Aged in 40% new French oak for 16 months.
Dark berries, black plums, violets, slate and tobacco leaves on the nose. Full-bodied with silky tannins and a plush, textured palate. So supple and pure. Typical for Oakville. Delicious already but will improve. Try from 2023.
Rated 95/100 James Suckling