Introducing the 2019 Baker & Hamilton Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville, a remarkable wine that embodies the elegance and sophistication of Napa Valley. This exceptional red wine showcases the expertise of the Phillips family, owners of Vine Hill Ranch, and esteemed winemaker Françoise Peschon. With a score of 93 points from Vinous, 95 points from Wine Spectator, and 94 points from Decanter, James Suckling, and Jeb Dunnuck, this debut vintage has already captured the attention and admiration of critics and wine enthusiasts alike.
In the glass, the 2019 Baker & Hamilton Cabernet Sauvignon exudes a deep, alluring red hue that hints at its rich and complex character. On the nose, it reveals a captivating bouquet of black cherry, chocolate, black peppercorns, and pencil shavings, intertwined with lavish oak nuances. With each swirl, the aromas intensify, inviting you deeper into the sensory experience.
On the palate, this medium-bodied wine offers a velvety texture and round, creamy tannins that caress the senses. Flavors of boysenberry, raspberry, and candied cherry dance on the palate, accompanied by a distinct iron-like minerality that adds depth and complexity. The fruit is beautifully balanced by well-integrated oak and a touch of smokiness, leading to a dry finish that lingers on the palate.
The 2019 Baker & Hamilton Cabernet Sauvignon is not only a sublime wine but also a testament to the potential of the Oakville region. Sourced from the renowned Vine Hill Ranch vineyard, it showcases the terroir's unique characteristics and expresses the true essence of the North Coast. This wine is a true gem that can be enjoyed now or cellared for further evolution.
With its impeccable balance, classic mid-weight feel, and restrained elegance, the 2019 Baker & Hamilton Cabernet Sauvignon is destined to become a favorite among connoisseurs and collectors. Whether sipped on its own or paired with a succulent steak or rich chocolate dessert, this wine promises an unforgettable sensory journey. Indulge in the extraordinary and experience the allure of Napa Valley with this exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon.