Mayacamas Vineyards

Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon

9.211 ratings
9.33 pro ratings
Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Top Notes For
Lee Pitofsky

Rich yet beautiful and finessed, emphatic pencil lead on the nose, on the palate notes of red currants, black cherry and herbs

Rich yet beautiful and finessed, emphatic pencil lead on the nose, on the palate notes of red currants, black cherry and herbs

Dec 27th, 2017
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.1

Nice round mixed berries, soft round tannins, fresh & juicy. @ Pebble Beach Food & Wine.

Nice round mixed berries, soft round tannins, fresh & juicy. @ Pebble Beach Food & Wine.

Apr 23rd, 2017
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9.5

...Pliant and nuanced, the 2012 caresses the palate with a total sense of silkiness. Bright red cherries, mint, spices and flowers are all laced together in a supple, radiant Cabernet Sauvignon that captures the essence of the vintage. The purity of the fruit here is simply striking, but the 2012 is not a powerhouse, rather it is a wine built on finesse.... (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, Dec 2014)

...Pliant and nuanced, the 2012 caresses the palate with a total sense of silkiness. Bright red cherries, mint, spices and flowers are all laced together in a supple, radiant Cabernet Sauvignon that captures the essence of the vintage. The purity of the fruit here is simply striking, but the 2012 is not a powerhouse, rather it is a wine built on finesse.... (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, Dec 2014)

Mar 14th, 2017
Isaac Pirolo

Old school mountain fruit Napa Cabernet. 2012 was the last vintage made by Bob Travers, who owned Mayacamas from 1968 until his retirement in 2013. Potent aromatics of pencil lead and shavings, black cherry, currant, and blackberry, with a pungent mix of herbs, clay pot, and flowers. A lively balance of fruit, acid and tannin on the palate. It’s still a baby, but more approachable than I had expected. Classic.

Old school mountain fruit Napa Cabernet. 2012 was the last vintage made by Bob Travers, who owned Mayacamas from 1968 until his retirement in 2013. Potent aromatics of pencil lead and shavings, black cherry, currant, and blackberry, with a pungent mix of herbs, clay pot, and flowers. A lively balance of fruit, acid and tannin on the palate. It’s still a baby, but more approachable than I had expected. Classic.

Mar 25th, 2018
Robert Ward

A bit stinky but dang good. Don't drink it after another wine.

A bit stinky but dang good. Don't drink it after another wine.

Oct 20th, 2017
Wilson Oswald

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Oct 25th, 2016
Alessandra Diana

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Sep 16th, 2016
Christopher Wisner

Wine Manager, American Wine & Spirits

Christopher had this 3 years ago

Christopher had this 3 years ago

May 26th, 2016
Mike Schwenk

Mike had this 9 months ago

Mike had this 9 months ago

May 22nd, 2018
Monica Layfield

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Feb 14th, 2018