2014 Limited Release Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon
Engage the Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon with aromas of fresh blueberry, violets and white pepper. Flavors of red currant, Mexican cocoa powder and blood orange zest are followed by poised tannins and a mouthwatering red fruit finish.
The Mt. Veeder AVA is one of Napa Valley’s mountain AVAs, with some vineyards planted over 2,000 feet elevation. Mt. Veeder is a cooler climate mountain region, heavily influenced by cool bay breezes and fog. Mt. Veeder is a heavily forested region and most vineyards are ringed by tall majestic redwood forests. Wines from Mt. Veeder typically show refined elegance and age gracefully. Many people find Cabernet Sauvignon from Mt. Veeder to have a strong aroma of violets, that is a signature of the region.
Lamb is a classic pairing for Cabernet Sauvignon. Try this wine with grilled lamb chops marinated with garlic and fresh herbs. The complex flavors of Cabernet Sauvignon can overwhelm many cheeses. Firm textured cow’s milk cheeses seem to work best.