Introducing the exquisite 2019 Vineyard 29 Vineyard 29 Ceanda Cabernet Sauvignon, a red wine hailing from the prestigious Napa appellation in California's North Coast region. This wine is a true masterpiece, crafted with precision and passion by the renowned producer, Vineyard 29. With a deep, garnet hue that shimmers in the glass, it is a visually captivating wine that immediately captures attention.
The nose is a symphony of aromas that dance elegantly through the air. Darker currants take center stage, their luscious sweetness intermingling with hints of tobacco leaf, new leather, and chocolate. These complex notes create a sensory experience that is both enticing and seductive. As you take your first sip, the wine envelops your palate with its full-bodied and velvety texture, showcasing the impeccable craftsmanship that went into its creation.
The 2019 Vineyard 29 Ceanda is predominantly crafted from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, with a blend that also includes 7% Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Merlot. Aged for a remarkable 20 months in 75% new oak, this wine displays an impeccable integration of oak, allowing the purity of the fruit to shine through. The result is a wine that is beautifully balanced, with layers of flavor that unfold with each sip.
Renowned wine critic Jeb Dunnuck awarded this wine an impressive 95 points, praising its pure, layered nature and textbook characteristics. Wine Enthusiast also bestowed a deserving 95 points, highlighting its power and potential for aging. According to them, this wine is destined for a long life and increasing complexity, with its black cherries, blueberries, and blackberries accented by notes of wood smoke, cinnamon, and espresso.
Vinous chimed in with a score of 94 points, celebrating the wine's richness and intensity. They noted the attractive savory notes contributed by the Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, adding depth and character to the blend. This wine offers a more approachable style than Vineyard 29's flagship offerings, making it a delightful choice for both connoisseurs and those new to the world of fine wines.
With only 947 cases produced, this is a wine that embodies exclusivity and sophistication. It is a treasure that will continue to evolve and captivate over the next 15-20 years. Indulge in the 2019 Vineyard 29 Vineyard 29 Ceanda Cabernet Sauvignon, and experience the essence of Napa in every sip.