Carter Cellars

LA BAM Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

9.76 ratings
9.71 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Top Notes For
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.7

On the nose, bright fruit floral nose. LThe florals were stunning in all the 16’s we tasted. Dark currants & cassis, gummy cola quality. Blackberries, dark cherries, black plum, black raspberries, bay leaf, dark raspberries, creamy raspberries and poached strawberries. Dark rich soils, melted dark chocolate, stones nice baking spices, dark spice, new leather, crush rocks with beautiful, fresh dark florals.

The body is fuller than the others but, not quite full. It glides smoothly over the palate with thick, round chewy meaty tannins. Bigger structure & tension yet still well balanced. Dark currants & cassis, gummy cola quality. Blackberries, dark cherries, black plum, black raspberries, bay leaf, dark raspberries, creamy raspberries and poached strawberries. Dark rich soils, melted dark chocolate, stones nice baking spices, dark spice, new leather, crush rocks with beautiful, fresh dark florals. The acidity is fantastic. Long, big structure, well, balanced, elegant, rich, beautiful finish.

Photos of, Carter Winery and tasting room, outside stainless steel tanks, another one of Marks wife’s beautiful art pieces hanging in their barrel room and their tasting bar.

On the nose, bright fruit floral nose. LThe florals were stunning in all the 16’s we tasted. Dark currants & cassis, gummy cola quality. Blackberries, dark cherries, black plum, black raspberries, bay leaf, dark raspberries, creamy raspberries and poached strawberries. Dark rich soils, melted dark chocolate, stones nice baking spices, dark spice, new leather, crush rocks with beautiful, fresh dark florals.

The body is fuller than the others but, not quite full. It glides smoothly over the palate with thick, round chewy meaty tannins. Bigger structure & tension yet still well balanced. Dark currants & cassis, gummy cola quality. Blackberries, dark cherries, black plum, black raspberries, bay leaf, dark raspberries, creamy raspberries and poached strawberries. Dark rich soils, melted dark chocolate, stones nice baking spices, dark spice, new leather, crush rocks with beautiful, fresh dark florals. The acidity is fantastic. Long, big structure, well, balanced, elegant, rich, beautiful finish.

Photos of, Carter Winery and tasting room, outside stainless steel tanks, another one of Marks wife’s beautiful art pieces hanging in their barrel room and their tasting bar.

Aug 20th, 2018
Wade Chambers

Big, rich, and beautiful! Long finish...

Big, rich, and beautiful! Long finish...

Nov 30th, 2019
Jason and Jennie

wow

Nov 30th, 2019
Paul T- Huntington Beach

🙄 forgot I already tried this, very good but wanted something new🤷🏼‍♂️ oh well

🙄 forgot I already tried this, very good but wanted something new🤷🏼‍♂️ oh well

Jul 5th, 2019
Paul T- Huntington Beach

If only I could get my hands on the 16 La Verdad, but this will do,
2016 Myriads & Carter’s
@Mike Smith are all fantastic!
3-4 hour decant recommended to truly enjoy

If only I could get my hands on the 16 La Verdad, but this will do,
2016 Myriads & Carter’s
@Mike Smith are all fantastic!
3-4 hour decant recommended to truly enjoy

May 26th, 2019
Grant Everett

Grant had this 2 months ago

Grant had this 2 months ago

Dec 28th, 2019