2019 Raymond Cabernet Sauvignon Generations

Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ML
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JD 97 WA 95 VN 94 JS 92 WE 92 WS 92
JD 97

jebdunnuck.com, March 2022

The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Generations is one of the flagship releases and comes from three vineyards, two in St. Helena and one in Oakville. It’s 100% Cabernet and was raised in 59% new French oak. This richly textured...
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2023

Raymond's 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Generations blends fruit from Oakville, Rutherford, St. Helena and Yountville. On the nose, it offers up cedar-accented cherries, while the palate is rich and velvety, adding savory tones...
VN 94

Vinous, January 2022

The 2019 Generations, Raymond's top bottling, is terrific. The blend, taken from siles in 51. Helena and Oakville, works so wdl here. Pliant and silky, with notable depth, the 2019 is wonderfully expressive right out of...
JS 92

jamessuckling.com, June 2022

Aromas of blackcurrant, tobacco leaf and iodine. Full-bodied and rather juicy. The silky tannins are coated in black fruit. Nicely balanced and long. Best after 2024.
WE 92

Wine Enthusiast, December 2022

This well-concentrated, ripe and luxurious wine coats lush blueberry and blackberry flavors in fine-grained tannins for a rich mouthfeel. It shows excellent complexity, layering and a lingering finish. JIM GORDON
WS 92

Wine Spectator, October 2022

A ripe, lush style, with flattering waves of cassis and creamed plum laced with sweet toast, light anise and apple wood. A nice underlying structure provides balance while letting the fruit hold center stage. Drink now...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Napa
Vintage 2019
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 15%
Closure Cork

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**2019 Raymond Cabernet Sauvignon Generations OWC [Cabernet Sauvignon] 750**

- **Varietal**: Cabernet Sauvignon
- **Vintage**: 2019
- **Country**: USA
- **Region**: California
- **Sub-region**: North Coast
- **Appellation**: Napa
- **Producer**: Raymond
- **Color**: Red
- **Type**: Red
- **Closure**: Cork
- **Alcohol**: 15.0%

The 2019 Raymond Cabernet Sauvignon Generations is a notable wine from Napa Valley, showcasing the region's characteristic depth and complexity. This wine is a blend from multiple prestigious sites, including vineyards in St. Helena, Oakville, Rutherford, and Yountville. It is crafted by winemaker Stephanie Putnam and aged in 59% new French oak.

James Suckling awarded this wine a score of 92, praising its "aromas of blackcurrant, tobacco leaf, and iodine," and describing it as "full-bodied and rather juicy" with "silky tannins coated in black fruit." He concludes that the wine is "nicely balanced and long," suggesting it will be at its best after 2024 (jamessuckling.com).

Jeb Dunnuck gave an excellent review with a score of 97, highlighting it as one of Raymond's flagship releases. Dunnuck notes its "richly textured, full-bodied, ripe, perfectly balanced" profile, with "lots of darker currant fruits and notes of spice and green tobacco." He emphasizes the wine's "ultra-fine tannins" and "spot on" balance, calling it a "beautiful, layered, compelling Cabernet Sauvignon" (jebdunnuck.com).

Vinous also provided a strong review, scoring the wine 94. According to the reviewer, the 2019 Generations is "terrific" and "wonderfully expressive right out of the gate," featuring flavors of "black cherry, plum, lavender, spice, and menthol" (Vinous).

Wine Enthusiast gave the wine a score of 92, noting its "well-concentrated, ripe and luxurious" character. The review highlights the "lush blueberry and blackberry flavors" and praises its "excellent complexity, layering, and a lingering finish" (Wine Enthusiast).

Wine Spectator also rated it 92, describing it as "a ripe, lush style, with flattering waves of cassis and creamed plum laced with sweet toast, light anise, and apple wood." They point out the "nice underlying structure" that provides balance (Wine Spectator).

Lastly, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate gave it a 95, mentioning the "cedar-accented cherries" on the nose and the "rich and velvety" palate with "savory tones of mocha and black olive on the lingering finish" (Robert Parker's Wine Advocate).

Overall, the 2019 Raymond Cabernet Sauvignon Generations is a highly acclaimed wine, praised for its complexity, balance, and rich flavor profile.