Double Diamond (Schrader)

Oakville - Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

9.2112 ratings
9.311 pro ratings
Oakville, Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Top Notes For
David Kline

Unbending purple-black. Lovely nose of lavender and thyme, dusty black cherry, dried blackberry and ripe black currant, as well as a lovely mint moment of varietal introspection. Vanilla and cedar remain in check, as oak bolsters without overwhelming. A thing of beauty. Intense black cherry and currant wash over a scree of firm tannins. Great backbone, stellar integration. Strangely, I’m drinking it, but looking forward to the next bottle? Hmm. The purity of the fruit shines through with raspberry and dried strawberry notes making spirit cameos alongside Connecticut tobacco, plum and Roobios tea, but also an unusual citrus and leather-pepper. I wasn’t expecting so many differing fruit profiles , and such un-manipulated purity of grape expression. Great job! No need for makeup and plastic surgery for this action star! #schrader #doublediamond #schradercellars #napacab #napawine #napawinning #oakville #cabernetsauvignon #cabsauv #schraderdoublediamond

Unbending purple-black. Lovely nose of lavender and thyme, dusty black cherry, dried blackberry and ripe black currant, as well as a lovely mint moment of varietal introspection. Vanilla and cedar remain in check, as oak bolsters without overwhelming. A thing of beauty. Intense black cherry and currant wash over a scree of firm tannins. Great backbone, stellar integration. Strangely, I’m drinking it, but looking forward to the next bottle? Hmm. The purity of the fruit shines through with raspberry and dried strawberry notes making spirit cameos alongside Connecticut tobacco, plum and Roobios tea, but also an unusual citrus and leather-pepper. I wasn’t expecting so many differing fruit profiles , and such un-manipulated purity of grape expression. Great job! No need for makeup and plastic surgery for this action star! #schrader #doublediamond #schradercellars #napacab #napawine #napawinning #oakville #cabernetsauvignon #cabsauv #schraderdoublediamond

Aug 25th, 2020
Sipping Fine Wine

A blend of 98% Cab Sauv & 2% Merlot. Deep Ruby with aromas of dark berry fruits, oak and spice. On the palate flavors of black cherry and blackberry with black pepper, cacao and licorice notes, good acidity and integrated oak. Fine tannins, long finish ending with fruit, oak and mineral character. Good now, short aging benefit.

A blend of 98% Cab Sauv & 2% Merlot. Deep Ruby with aromas of dark berry fruits, oak and spice. On the palate flavors of black cherry and blackberry with black pepper, cacao and licorice notes, good acidity and integrated oak. Fine tannins, long finish ending with fruit, oak and mineral character. Good now, short aging benefit.

Jul 31st, 2020
Roy Goble

It’s a decent wine. But for $70? Nope

It’s a decent wine. But for $70? Nope

1 person found it helpfulJun 14th, 2021
John Asbury

A classic example of what can be done with Napa Cabernet Sauvignon when it is done right. Concentrated red and black fruits on the nose, leading to a gentle burst of dark cherry and black cassis. Following up this is a mouth of rich forest floor and soft raspberry. Very nice Oakville Cabernet, it was.

A classic example of what can be done with Napa Cabernet Sauvignon when it is done right. Concentrated red and black fruits on the nose, leading to a gentle burst of dark cherry and black cassis. Following up this is a mouth of rich forest floor and soft raspberry. Very nice Oakville Cabernet, it was.

1 person found it helpfulNov 17th, 2018
Shuhui Ng

Deep red ruby.. heavy bodied, low acidity, elegant tannins. Opens up to notes of blackcurrant, cinnamon, leather. Very pleasant to drink!

Deep red ruby.. heavy bodied, low acidity, elegant tannins. Opens up to notes of blackcurrant, cinnamon, leather. Very pleasant to drink!

Aug 13th, 2023
Mabel Hsu

Opened one hour before drinking. It was enough decanting.

Opened one hour before drinking. It was enough decanting.

May 22nd, 2023
David Rubinoff

A great wine!

A great wine!

Apr 28th, 2023
Joe Flo

2 hrs decanting very solid Schrader

2 hrs decanting very solid Schrader

Apr 26th, 2023
Henry Fuseler

2/2023. A great Napa Cab. Dark purple and full of flavor. Very nice on the palate. Wine Spectator #1 for 2022.

Paired very well with the the prime rib at Hall’s Chophouse.

2/2023. A great Napa Cab. Dark purple and full of flavor. Very nice on the palate. Wine Spectator #1 for 2022.

Paired very well with the the prime rib at Hall’s Chophouse.

Mar 8th, 2023
Beachin Wino

Wine Spectator #1 Top 100
❤️

Wine Spectator #1 Top 100
❤️

Dec 28th, 2022