Antica (Antinori)

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

9.0455 ratings
9.053 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Top Notes For
Rodney Rosser

2013

Dec 14th, 2020
LM Segal

Surprisingly good, full bodied, young, lush. Long. Clean. Cassis all over and after. Will age 3-4 years easily but no real need to wait. Great PV.

Surprisingly good, full bodied, young, lush. Long. Clean. Cassis all over and after. Will age 3-4 years easily but no real need to wait. Great PV.

Jan 2nd, 2020
Ben Franco

Owner Winedown cafe & wine bar

8.9

Blue and black fruits, ready to drink a great old world, new world cross

Blue and black fruits, ready to drink a great old world, new world cross

Feb 7th, 2019
Ron R
9.2

Good stuff but our palates are shot!

Good stuff but our palates are shot!

Nov 11th, 2018
Ron R
8.8

Nice oak on the nose. Palate is dominated by vanilla. A big surprise from this producer. Good structure, but no further explanation is required.

Nice oak on the nose. Palate is dominated by vanilla. A big surprise from this producer. Good structure, but no further explanation is required.

Apr 8th, 2018
Ron R
9.1

Enjoyed this. Compressed and restrained. Younger vintages are slightly more accessible.

Enjoyed this. Compressed and restrained. Younger vintages are slightly more accessible.

Jan 21st, 2018
John Needham CSW

Had this vintage several years ago, it is really hitting in all cylinders right now.

Had this vintage several years ago, it is really hitting in all cylinders right now.

Sep 24th, 2017
MICHAEL COOPER

Owner TomeVinos wine shops, WSET Level 3, Blogger www.spanishwinesandmore.com, blog.tomevinos.com

9.2

I loved this #oldworld #newworld blend to create a marvelous #newcalifornia obvious long maceration with deep ruby color, intense primary aromas of dark cherries, cassis, mint and capsicum, secondary of dark chocolate and tertiary of sage or ash. The tannins are very soft and the oak and alcohol are very balanced and integrated with the whole of the wine. Can age. Drink now until 2030

I loved this #oldworld #newworld blend to create a marvelous #newcalifornia obvious long maceration with deep ruby color, intense primary aromas of dark cherries, cassis, mint and capsicum, secondary of dark chocolate and tertiary of sage or ash. The tannins are very soft and the oak and alcohol are very balanced and integrated with the whole of the wine. Can age. Drink now until 2030

Aug 14th, 2017
Scorewine

Wine writer http://www.israelwines.co.il

8.8

My first American Antinori, the name of the wine is the combination of the the words Antinori and California. This CS from the lovely 2012 vintage is delicious and elegant. It has a deep purple color, lovely aromas of black current, blueberries, spice, mint, chocolate and cherries, full elegant body, with smooth round tannins, lively balanced acidity and a long pleasant finish. Elegant, well crafted and surprisingly approachable and enjoyable despite the young age. My score 88, drink to 2022

My first American Antinori, the name of the wine is the combination of the the words Antinori and California. This CS from the lovely 2012 vintage is delicious and elegant. It has a deep purple color, lovely aromas of black current, blueberries, spice, mint, chocolate and cherries, full elegant body, with smooth round tannins, lively balanced acidity and a long pleasant finish. Elegant, well crafted and surprisingly approachable and enjoyable despite the young age. My score 88, drink to 2022

2 people found it helpfulMar 12th, 2016
Kevin Cahill

Very big wine, still could lay down for a while, but very enjoyable.

Very big wine, still could lay down for a while, but very enjoyable.

1 person found it helpfulDec 30th, 2018