Larkmead Vineyards

LMV Salon Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend

9.341 ratings
9.36 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Hard Cheese, Blue Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Herbs, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Turkey, Duck, Onion, Beans & Peas
Top Notes For
Andrew Holod

National Sales Grapes of Spain

9.0

Much preferred this to the Dana Hershey Vyd. This at least had a character that seems to be derived from grapes. Firmer and with a more persistent finish that seems to vide well for this to start showing aromatic complexity with additional bottle age.

Much preferred this to the Dana Hershey Vyd. This at least had a character that seems to be derived from grapes. Firmer and with a more persistent finish that seems to vide well for this to start showing aromatic complexity with additional bottle age.

Apr 19th, 2017
Tom Kobylarz

I have been down on Napa of late, but this is what Napa needs more of. Acidity, balance, freshness and purity. Not surprising this is made by the hand of @Dan Petroski. Add Larkmead to your Napa list if you like Napa Cabernet or have moved on but still have great memories of enjoying Napa Cabernet.
The color is a deep red with lighter ruby red edges. The nose is left bank Bordeaux like with currants, lead pencil, some cherry, and a streak of minerality. The palate is perfectly balanced with precision and a seamless length that expresses the beauty, elegance and depth that Cabernet Sauvignon can achieve in Napa.
#larkmead #napa

I have been down on Napa of late, but this is what Napa needs more of. Acidity, balance, freshness and purity. Not surprising this is made by the hand of @Dan Petroski. Add Larkmead to your Napa list if you like Napa Cabernet or have moved on but still have great memories of enjoying Napa Cabernet.
The color is a deep red with lighter ruby red edges. The nose is left bank Bordeaux like with currants, lead pencil, some cherry, and a streak of minerality. The palate is perfectly balanced with precision and a seamless length that expresses the beauty, elegance and depth that Cabernet Sauvignon can achieve in Napa.
#larkmead #napa

Nov 16th, 2015
Andrew Notarfrancesco

Time in the decanter and glass opens this up. Great wine

Time in the decanter and glass opens this up. Great wine

May 24th, 2020
Avery Plank

Amazing blend - 66% CS, 33% CF. Velvety texture, intense fruit but more old world than most Napa Cabs. If you have the 2012 drink it now - its drinking amazing now.

Amazing blend - 66% CS, 33% CF. Velvety texture, intense fruit but more old world than most Napa Cabs. If you have the 2012 drink it now - its drinking amazing now.

Mar 30th, 2020
Eric L.

Nice wine. Blackberry, creosote, and graphite. Plenty of life left ahead of it.

Nice wine. Blackberry, creosote, and graphite. Plenty of life left ahead of it.

Oct 16th, 2018
Robert Huey

2012 on 9/22/18

2012 on 9/22/18

Sep 23rd, 2018
Dr Glen Spinelli

Stunning! They said to let it age but I couldn't stand it! It's my birthday , so ....

Stunning! They said to let it age but I couldn't stand it! It's my birthday , so ....

Dec 6th, 2016
Stephanie Malcom

Nice evening with the Frickels.

Nice evening with the Frickels.

Feb 21st, 2016
Don Tilley

Hints of Currants, black cherry, blackberry, nice finish!

Hints of Currants, black cherry, blackberry, nice finish!

Feb 20th, 2016
Hans-Ole Jochumsen

Elvio Wine tasting - 120$ at NYC-V

Elvio Wine tasting - 120$ at NYC-V

Oct 10th, 2015