2016 Lancaster Estate Winemaker's Cuvee Red Blend

Proprietary Blend - 1.5L
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TP 96

The Tasting Panel Magazine, March 2020

A lush plum nose precedes a rich and dense palate with lovely plum, cherry, and toasty oak. It’s clear that the fruit was skillfully vinified, resulting in a very special and classic wine that’s succulent, balanced, long...
WA 94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2018

The 2016 Winemaker's Cuvée is medium to deep garnet-purple in color and scented of cassis, blackberries and preserved plums with suggestions of cedar chest, wood smoke, dried herbs and tapenade plus a waft of charcoal...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Sonoma
Sub-appellation Alexander Valley
Vintage 2016
Size 1.5L
Percent alcohol 14.95%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2016 Lancaster Estate Winemaker's Cuvée Red Blend, a wine that truly exemplifies the craftsmanship and artistry of the Lancaster Estate winery. This red gem hails from the esteemed Alexander Valley in the North Coast region of California, a region known for producing exceptional wines.

In the glass, this wine displays a mesmerizing medium to deep garnet-purple color, enticing the senses with its alluring appearance. The nose is greeted with an intoxicating bouquet of cassis, blackberries, and preserved plums, creating a symphony of fruity aromas. As the wine opens up, subtle hints of cedar chest, wood smoke, dried herbs, and tapenade dance in harmony, adding complexity and depth to the overall experience.

On the palate, the 2016 Winemaker's Cuvée showcases its impeccable structure and finesse. Bursting with luscious black fruit flavors, the wine effortlessly marries the richness of cassis, the succulence of blackberries, and the elegance of preserved plums. These flavors are beautifully complemented by the delicate nuances of cedar chest and wood-inspired notes, adding a sophisticated touch.

This red blend possesses a full-bodied profile, accompanied by a solid line of ripe tannins that provide structure and integrity. Despite its intensity, the wine maintains a refreshing vibrancy, ensuring a well-balanced and harmonious finish that lingers on the palate. With an alcohol percentage of 14.95%, this wine strikes the perfect balance between power and grace.

Renowned wine critic Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded this wine an impressive score of 94 points, highlighting its exceptional quality and character. The publication praised the abundance of black fruit flavors, the intricate wood-inspired notes, and the solid line of ripe tannins that contribute to the wine's overall appeal.

The esteemed Tasting Panel Magazine also joined in singing the praises of this remarkable wine, awarding it a staggering 96 points. The magazine's tasting note describes a lush plum nose that leads to a rich and dense palate, showcasing the skillful vinification of the fruit. The wine is hailed as succulent, balanced, long, and, above all, delicious.

With only 1,978 cases produced, the 2016 Lancaster Estate Winemaker's Cuvée Red Blend is a truly limited edition masterpiece that encapsulates the essence of California winemaking. Uncork a bottle of this exceptional wine and embark on a sensory journey that will leave you in awe of its elegance, complexity, and sheer deliciousness.