2013 HALL Bergfeld St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon
"This Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced from the Hall's estate 14 acre vineyard, which is planted to Cabernet and Merlot. As this wine begins to open it releases aromatics of black cherries, pipe tobacco, tar, green olive and eucalyptus. On the palate there are delicious flavors of black cherry, anise, crème de cassis, wild blackberry pie and mocha with graphite. The silky mouthfeel and richness contributes this wonderful textural experience, as the wine captures the ripe, concentrated flavors from this great vintage in Napa Valley. The range of aromatics, flavors and textural experience is exquisite."
94+ Points | The Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
"Deep garnet color. Candied, high-tone aromatic nose with cocoa powder, violets, blue fruits, super ripe plum, baking spices. Opulent palate; powerful, with strength and grip coming from the tannins; reverberating with spice, allspice, cinnamon, clove; violets, cola; lengthy finish."
The 2013 Bergfeld Cabernet Sauvignon is deep garnet in color, with a candied, high-tone aromatic nose with accents of cocoa powder, violets, blue fruit, super ripe plum, and baking spices. The palate is powerful and opulent, showcasing strength and grip from tannins. Reverberating with allspice, cinnamon, clove and violets with a lengthy finish.
Our “Bergfeld” St. Helena vineyard is 100% estate fruit, planted in light gravelly alluvial soils strewn across an ancient creek bed. The well-drained soils and warm growing conditions produce wines of immense power. The unique nature of this site ensures low vine vigor, small crops and intensely concentrated berries with balanced acidity.
|Varietal Composition||100% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Barrel Aging||24 Months in 75% New French Oak|
|Vineyard||HALL Estate Vineyard|
|Vintage Notes||Temperatures were moderate and slightly cooler in 2013, providing the opportunity to harvest according to our winemaker’s preference and not due to weather conditions. This vintage’s wines are extremely concentrated in their textural richness. They showcase massive personalities and should be extremely long lived.|