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2016 Hall Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon

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Latest Sale Price

September 25, 2022 - $125

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RATINGS

97-99Jeb Dunnuck

Blackcurrants, cassis, black cherries, leafy herbs, damp earth and floral notes are just some of the nuances in this beauty. It's full-bodied, opulent, and weightless on the palate, with perfectly ripe, building tannin and a huge finish.

93-95The Wine Advocate

...features broody, earthy notes of crushed rocks and black soil over a core of black currants, black plums and mulberries plus touches of garrigue, forest floor and dried Provence herbs.

91-94Vinous / IWC

...speaks quite eloquently to its origins. Most of the Hall Cabernets exude fruit intensity and voluptuousness.

REGION

United States, California, Napa Valley, Mount Veeder

Mount Veeder AVA was established in 1993, though its origins as a wine producing district date to the 19th century. A German Presbyterian pastor named Peter Veeder was one of the first landowners in the area, and by 1864 one of his neighbors, a German sea captain named Stelham Wing, was producing wine commercially. The area continued to attract German agricultural entrepreneurs, some of whom established the estate that would later become the Christian Brothers Mont La Salle winery. Today the AVA includes about 1,000 acres of vineyards, most of them at relatively high altitudes. The Mayacamas vineyard, for instance, is at 2,400 feet. Cabernet Sauvignon is the most frequently planted grape, followed by Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.

TYPE

Red Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the most widely grown grape varieties, it can be found in nearly every wine growing region. A cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. It’s a hardy vine that produces a full-bodied wine with high tannins and great aging potential.