Mayacamas's Cabernet Sauvignon is an absolutely stunning example of great Californian Cabernet. This is a worthy rival to any claret. All the fruit from Mayacamas estate are certified organic.
Founded way back in 1889 by a pickle magnate called John Henry Fisher, the original property was planted to the vine and a winery was built so that barrels of the estate wine could be produced and sold in San ...Learn more
“Blackcurrant syrup, lovely leafy notes, smooth texture with a very savoury bite to finish. The austerity is very French, but the gloss and power is all-American. ”
“Fragrant nose of blackcurrant, raspberry and sweet spices. The palate is rather lean and delicately vegetal and has a good length. Drinking Window 2021 - 2028”
“Perhaps a tiny bit of oak flavour and picked a little later than the 2014. Healthy crimson. Shaded rim. Sweet, light aroma. Light and fresh on the nose. Nicely subtle and almost Cabernet Franc-like on the palate. Dry finish with just a little bit of heat. Plus a hint of bitterness. Very youthful.”
“Tight, fresh and lively with a hint of generosity. Focused blackcurrant fruit with some cherry and pepper notes. Structured with nice framing. A lovely Napa Cabernet showing restraint and lots of class. ”
“Deep garnet with a shaded rim. This seems a much more complete wine than the earlier Cabernet vintages. Pleasing to drink even at this early stage and without excessive acidity. No more than mid weight and with a slight suggestion of bitterness on the end but a creditable mountain red. Very fresh. The opposite of a fruit bomb!”