Lail Vineyards

Blueprint Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

9.2379 ratings
9.276 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Top Notes For
"Odedi"

A beautiful Napa Cabernet. This 7 year old is delicious now. Showing baked black fruits with chocolates, notes and cedar, vanilla, coffee, earth, cola and peppercorn.

Full bodied and bold with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and extremely fruity on the palate with great complexity and mouthfeel.

Long finish with fine tannins.

Good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up (3 hours).

Thank you Scott for sharing.

15.5% alcohol by volume.

95 points

A beautiful Napa Cabernet. This 7 year old is delicious now. Showing baked black fruits with chocolates, notes and cedar, vanilla, coffee, earth, cola and peppercorn.

Full bodied and bold with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and extremely fruity on the palate with great complexity and mouthfeel.

Long finish with fine tannins.

Good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up (3 hours).

Thank you Scott for sharing.

15.5% alcohol by volume.

95 points

May 20th, 2019
Lyn Farmer

2016 was a great vintage for Napa and this whine shows it-
wonderfully deep ruby and very fruit forward - lots of black cherry and clafoutis flavors, Medium+ tannin, very ripe. Cassis, vanilla, plum and violet on the palate and very long finish. This is a joy to drink already and will only get better over the next 6-10 years.

2016 was a great vintage for Napa and this whine shows it-
wonderfully deep ruby and very fruit forward - lots of black cherry and clafoutis flavors, Medium+ tannin, very ripe. Cassis, vanilla, plum and violet on the palate and very long finish. This is a joy to drink already and will only get better over the next 6-10 years.

May 17th, 2019
Mike R
9.3

Smiles all around

Smiles all around

Apr 20th, 2019
Tracy Hall

Half bottle. Big even in a split. Nice fruit and smooth finish

Half bottle. Big even in a split. Nice fruit and smooth finish

Apr 27th, 2018
Shay A
9.3

The Fall Confrerie St Etienne dinner highlighting Alsatian whites alongside French and Napa reds. A delightful evening!

The nose on this was intoxicating. Screamed American oak...coconut and dill. Very sweet oak on the nose. Like most ‘13s, they are in a tight phase. Tannic and overbearing unless decanted for a long time. This will be gorgeous in 5-7yrs. Lots of blue and black fruit alongside cedar and nutmeg IF you give it enough air time.

The Fall Confrerie St Etienne dinner highlighting Alsatian whites alongside French and Napa reds. A delightful evening!

The nose on this was intoxicating. Screamed American oak...coconut and dill. Very sweet oak on the nose. Like most ‘13s, they are in a tight phase. Tannic and overbearing unless decanted for a long time. This will be gorgeous in 5-7yrs. Lots of blue and black fruit alongside cedar and nutmeg IF you give it enough air time.

Oct 22nd, 2017
Roy Goble

My new "comfort food" from the cellar.

My new "comfort food" from the cellar.

Aug 23rd, 2017
Kevin Ortzman

Robust, masculine big dark berries with a "rolo" finish. A spectacular wine for the value. So good, I ordered a second bottle.

Robust, masculine big dark berries with a "rolo" finish. A spectacular wine for the value. So good, I ordered a second bottle.

Jul 26th, 2017
Eric Urbani

First the Sauv Blanc and now a powerhouse Cab - Lail has emerged as one of my favorite producers.

First the Sauv Blanc and now a powerhouse Cab - Lail has emerged as one of my favorite producers.

4 people found it helpfulAug 30th, 2015
Monika Elling

Melka can do no wrong with #wine.

Melka can do no wrong with #wine.

2 people found it helpfulOct 6th, 2014
Ryan Vento

9.2 because it’s a youngin’ and needed time to stretch its legs and blow off some of that backwoods funk. I knew that had it lasted longer in the glass it would have sung all the merrier, but what notes it did sing were lovely indeed. Molasses, clove, plums, blackberries, allspice, and leather.

9.2 because it’s a youngin’ and needed time to stretch its legs and blow off some of that backwoods funk. I knew that had it lasted longer in the glass it would have sung all the merrier, but what notes it did sing were lovely indeed. Molasses, clove, plums, blackberries, allspice, and leather.

1 person found it helpfulDec 23rd, 2017