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2013 Plumpjack Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve McWilliam's Vineyard

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  • 100 WA
  • 93 WS
  • Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon
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SKU: 56461-2013

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Estate Oakville is 96% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Petit Verdot aged in 100% new French oak. This is perfection and an absolutely amazing effort. The wine is dense purple with sweet tannin, oodles of blueberry and blackberry fruit caressed by toasty new oak, and a full-bodied multi-dimensional mouthfeel -- akin to a skyscraper in the mouth, but without any heaviness. The finish goes on for a good 45+ seconds, and the wine is super-pure and majestic. Truly a tour de force in Cabernet Sauvignon. Kudos to Plumpjack. Drink 2018-2040.
    Drink Dates: 2018 - 2040
    Author: Robert Parker
    Issue: 222
  • Vinous | Rating: 96

    A dark, sumptuous wine, the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve is a total knock-out. Crème de cassis, blueberry jam, new leather, espresso and cedar flesh out effortlessly. The Reserve captures all the magic of this fabled corner of Oakville, where the wines boast texture, nuance and volume, but with no sense of heaviness. A prototypical modern Napa Valley Cabernet, the 2013 Reserve hits all the right notes.
    Drink Dates: 2018 - 2033
    Author: Antonio Galloni
    Issue: Oct 2015
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 93

    A wine of considerable size and proportion, this is very dense, rich and focused, with an intense beam of lively, gravel-laced currant, blackberry, anise, sage and cedar flavors. Though the size of the wine merits cellar time, there's a beauty within. Best from 2020 through 2033. 700 cases made. — JL
    Drink Dates: 2020-2033
    Author: James Laube
    Issue: Nov 15, 2016
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  • The PlumpJack Winery's Estate Vineyard, founded in 1881, is nestled in the nape of the Vaca Mountain range on the eastern side of the Napa Valley. The main winery building, which is still in use, was completed in 1883. Vineyards have covered the Oakville site since the late 1800s.

    In the more recent past, the facility where PlumpJack now makes its wine was the original home of Villa Mt. Eden Winery. Begun in 1973 by proprietors James and Anne McWilliams, the vineyard and winery rapidly gained attention for producing dynamic, long-lived wines, with particular emphasis on the estate and reserve Cabernet Sauvignons. Continuing in that tradition by producing the finest Cabernet Sauvignon is PlumpJack Winery's ultimate goal.

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 49 bottles owned
    • 8 collectors