2019 Dana Estates Cabernet Sauvignon Hershey Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ML
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JS 99 JD 99 WA 99 VN 98 WS 93
JS 99

jamessuckling.com, April 2022

Subtle aromas of blueberries, boysenberries and black olives, then violets and lilacs. Bark, too. Medium-to full-bodied with extremely fine tannins that run the length of the wine. Compact and so long. Seamless. Class...
JD 99

jebdunnuck.com, February 2023

The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Hershey Vineyard is just about pure perfection and is another heavenly Cabernet from this team. Gorgeous red, blue, and black fruits, spice, smoked tobacco, and dried herbs give way to a...
WA 99

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2021

(97 - 99 points) Hershey vineyard on Howell Mountain is 26 acres in total, 18 of which were planted in 2008. It is planted to just about all aspects imaginable, so it’s quite a varied site, although the Dana Hershey label...
VN 98

Vinous, February 2023

(98+ points) The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Hershey Vineyard is stellar. It possesses remarkable density and huge power, all in a mid-weight frame. Graphite, blue/purplish fruit, menthol, sage and lavender race across the...
WS 93

Wine Spectator, April 2023

A brawny, burly Cabernet, with a seriously grippy structure supporting a core of roasted alder and cedar, steeped black currant, bitter plum and singed bay leaf. Gains tang and drive on the finish, thanks to sanguine and...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Napa
Sub-appellation Howell Mountain
Vintage 2019
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 15.8%
Closure Cork

The 2019 Dana Estates Cabernet Sauvignon Hershey Vineyard is an exceptional wine that showcases the best of Napa Valley. With a deep garnet-purple color, this red wine is visually striking and sets the stage for a truly remarkable tasting experience.

On the nose, subtle aromas of blueberries, boysenberries, and black olives mingle with delicate notes of violets and lilacs. There is also a hint of bark, adding an earthy dimension to the wine. As you take your first sip, you'll be greeted by a medium-to-full-bodied wine with an incredibly fine tannin structure that runs the length of the palate. The wine is compact and incredibly long, delivering a seamless and elegant drinking experience.

Renowned wine critic James Suckling awarded this wine an impressive score of 99 points, praising its class and the need for a few more years of aging to fully open up. Jeb Dunnuck also awarded it 99 points, describing it as "pure perfection" with a rounded, opulent mouthfeel and velvety tannins. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate also gave it a score of 99 points, noting its impeccable craftsmanship, layers of flavor, and a long, perfumed finish.

The Hershey Vineyard, located on Howell Mountain, is the source of this outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon. Planted in 2008 and spanning 26 acres, this vineyard produces grapes of exceptional quality. The wine is made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, primarily utilizing the See and 191 clones. It is aged for 25 months in French oak barrels, all of which are new.

With an alcohol percentage of 15.8%, the 2019 Dana Estates Cabernet Sauvignon Hershey Vineyard is a bold and powerful wine that demands attention. It is a wine that will continue to evolve and develop over the next few decades, making it an excellent choice for collectors and enthusiasts alike.