Carter Cellars

Fortuna Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

9.323 ratings
9.45 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Antonio Galloni

Founder, Vinous

9.3

Always one of my favorite Carter wines and one of the under the radar gems in this portfolio. Dark, layered and full of character. Just bottled, will be better in time. Tasted during the Vinous Learn Oakville seminar. 93+

Always one of my favorite Carter wines and one of the under the radar gems in this portfolio. Dark, layered and full of character. Just bottled, will be better in time. Tasted during the Vinous Learn Oakville seminar. 93+

Aug 3rd, 2020
Brian Tuite

Another solid Cab from Mike!

Another solid Cab from Mike!

Dec 23rd, 2018
Laith A

Fruit forward .. big and bold with dark blue and black fruits, light oak, mild tannins.. delicious wine!!

Fruit forward .. big and bold with dark blue and black fruits, light oak, mild tannins.. delicious wine!!

May 23rd, 2022
Laith A

Beautiful wine!! Smooth as silk with a great fruit profile and no hard edges!

Beautiful wine!! Smooth as silk with a great fruit profile and no hard edges!

Nov 6th, 2020
Chris Madrid

Nice tannins with some strength and robust

Nice tannins with some strength and robust

Oct 16th, 2020
Bill Morgan

Dark fruit. Complex. Needs to breathe to be at its best

Dark fruit. Complex. Needs to breathe to be at its best

May 10th, 2019
Laith A

Delicious wine! Fruit forward with plum sauce, raisins, black cherry syrup.. will only get better with time!!

Delicious wine! Fruit forward with plum sauce, raisins, black cherry syrup.. will only get better with time!!

Oct 10th, 2018
Eric L.

Nice. Blackberry, raspberry, rosemary, and a bit of black tea. Nice acidity.

Nice. Blackberry, raspberry, rosemary, and a bit of black tea. Nice acidity.

Sep 10th, 2018
John Law

High alcohol on nose. Big wine with heavy+ tannin. Fruit muted. Long finish.

High alcohol on nose. Big wine with heavy+ tannin. Fruit muted. Long finish.

Sep 3rd, 2018
Vinod Rathore

Muy delicioso

Muy delicioso

Jul 29th, 2018