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Nickel & Nickel John C. Sullenger Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
SKU: 6100705

Nickel & Nickel John C. Sullenger Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

  • we95
  • ws93
  • jd92+

750ml
$99.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Napa Valley, Oakville
Brand Nickel & Nickel
Alcohol/vol 14.2%
Beautiful red plum and raspberry aromas underscored by subtle spice and earth open onto layers of juicy red fruit flavors. Classic Oakville tannins support the full, round palate, while soft toasted oak and spice lift the long, seductive finish.
Wine Enthusiast
  • we95

A strong showing of black cherry and licorice lead the way to a soft, supple midpalate in this wine that's aged in French oak, half new and half once-used. Secondary notes of nutmeg, clove and coffee permeate through the structure and weight of the palate. Enjoy from 2028-2038.

Virginie Boone, March 1, 2021
Wine Spectator
  • ws93

Juicy, with plum and blackberry notes that meld nicely with hints of sassafras and bay. Lightly brambly along the edges, with a nice tug of earth through the middle, leaving a loamy echo amidst the fruit and savory notes on the finish. Best from 2021 through 2031. 4,032 cases made.

James Molesworth, December 31, 2020
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd92+

Lots of spiced red and black fruits, new leather, dried tobacco, and damp earth define the bouquet of the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon John C. Sullenger, a more closed, tannic wine. Medium to full-bodied on the palate, with plenty of richness, hide bottles for 3-4 years and it should keep for 15-20.

January 27, 2021