• Home
  • 2014 Hundred Acre - Cabernet Sauvignon Wraith

2014 Hundred Acre - Cabernet Sauvignon Wraith

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / NAPA
abv 15.5%
  • 100 WA
  • Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon
See all wines from Hundred Acre
See other vintages 2013 | 2015 |
In stock|Sold out

learn more about producers & collectors

SKU: 472866-2014-750-2E
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Wraith opens with compelling crème de cassis, wild blueberries, anise, chocolate mint and black earth scents plus suggestions of candied violets, cinnamon stick, tar, cigar box and smoked meats. Full-bodied, rich, super firm and built like a brick house, the palate offers layer upon layer of very tightly wound, subtly nuanced flavors leading to a very long, very perfumed and minerally finish. If any Hundred Acre wine can live for 100 years, this is certainly a contender.
    Drink Dates: 2022 - 2080
    Author: Lisa Perrotti-Brown
    Issue: Interim December 2018 Week 1
  • Self | Rating:

    Vintage: 2013 Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon Appellation: Napa Valley Winemaker: Jason Woodbridge share Jayson Woodbridge, owner of Hundred Acre, is a renegade vintner who Robert Parker describes as 'one of the wine world's most compelling, outspoken, irreverent, bigger-than-life personalities, who can get away with just about anything he wants to say or do simply because year after year he proves what great wine is all about'. Since his first vintage in 2000, he has consistently produced the most opulent, the most luxurious, the most critically revered, and the most wanted wines in the Napa Valley. Parker has bequeathed a bevy of 100 point scores to his wines, making for a wait list that is over five years to acquire them from the winery. In 2013 the single vineyard wines Kayli Morgan, Ark, and Few and Far Between received 100, 97 and 100 points respectively from Robert Parker, which came a year after getting 99, 100 and 100 in 2012. Never one to rest on his laurels, Woodbridge over the last ten years has been working on a surreptitious project, obsessively tasting and scrutinizing each and every single coveted barrel from his three prized single vineyards, looking to find perfection in what Aristotle philosophized as the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. After years of failing to create his personal pinnacle of perfection from these wines, in 2013 his vision came to fruition. Today we are sincerely honored to offer Woodbridge's 'Holy Grail' wine ~ Wraith. |This is a Hundred Acre wine I have never released before, and the grueling 10-year path to obtain what I believe is, perfection. This is about a crowning achievement for me which has brought great joy and torture in equal measure| ~Jayson Woodbridge Hundred Acre Wraith is an extraordinary micro blend from barrels coming from perfect scoring vineyards and wines. Unabashedly voluptuous, this boasts layers upon layers of rich, lush dark fruit with integrated exotic spices, roasted vanilla, creamy caramel, sweetly charred wood, and pencil shavings. The mouthfeel is stunningly opulent with structured yet silky, polished tannins and an extraordinarily long finish. Knowing the pedigree of wines that Kayli Morgan, Ark, and Few and Far Between Vineyards have produced in years past, it is undoubtedly certain that once this gets into the glasses of wine critics and of yours, it will be praised as one of the best Napa Cabernets of all time.
    Author: againc
  • Self | Rating: 97

    Author: Steve and Lizzie

California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like Staglin, Beringer, Ridge, Mayacamas and Chateau Montelena in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 216 bottles owned
  • 44 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 97
    (Out of 44 collectors)