Smith-Madrone's Cabernet Sauvingon is a delicious Bordeaux-style wine, but with added sunshine. Exactly how Napa Cabernet should be.
A visit to Stuart and Charles Smith’s winery, high up on Spring Mountain, is like a journey back to the halcyon days of 1970s Napa Valley. This is not the land of technological wine making, fancy tasting rooms and ...Learn more
“A brilliant example of Californian Cabernet - full of flavour but still so elegant. Bursting with blackcurrant fruit, oak and smokiness, this is a big, robust wine that’s screaming out for a steak or a hearty beef dish. I’ll be stocking up on this for Winter – I can’t think of a wine more perfect for drinking by the fire on a cold night.”
“Creamy start to the palate, good freshness and very drinkable. Shows some leafy and tomato characters with a bit of dried fruit and sage. Long finish”
“In this cool year, the wine is lively and complex, with intense aromas, juicy texture and grippy tannins. ”