Nicholas Allen Wines

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

9.275 ratings
9.111 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Al Shikoh

dark ruby violet; blackberry, black cherry, plum, cocoa, red pepper, graphite; ripe, concentrated, sweet red and black fruits, excellent persistence; full bodied, medium+ acidity, prominent fine grained tannin, 14.9% ABV; made from blend of 59.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petite Verdot, 0.5% Malbec sourced from vineyards including Beckstoffer’s Orchard and Missouri Hopper as well as Sage Ridge aged in French oak; p$150

dark ruby violet; blackberry, black cherry, plum, cocoa, red pepper, graphite; ripe, concentrated, sweet red and black fruits, excellent persistence; full bodied, medium+ acidity, prominent fine grained tannin, 14.9% ABV; made from blend of 59.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petite Verdot, 0.5% Malbec sourced from vineyards including Beckstoffer’s Orchard and Missouri Hopper as well as Sage Ridge aged in French oak; p$150

Mar 24th, 2021
Bill Bender

Silky smooth high octane beast.

Silky smooth high octane beast.

Feb 5th, 2019
Carl Fischer

Very rich and dense. The brooding nose offers a hint of what’s to come. Dark fruit flavors, blackberry, cassis, spices, and a touch of gravel/minerals on the finish. It’s medium-full bodied with soft tannins. Decanted for about an hour or so and it continued to develop more in the glass.

Very rich and dense. The brooding nose offers a hint of what’s to come. Dark fruit flavors, blackberry, cassis, spices, and a touch of gravel/minerals on the finish. It’s medium-full bodied with soft tannins. Decanted for about an hour or so and it continued to develop more in the glass.

2 people found it helpfulNov 4th, 2017
ADAM STROMFELD

Melted Godiva milk chocolate creamy but elegant and soft. Wow!

Melted Godiva milk chocolate creamy but elegant and soft. Wow!

1 person found it helpfulJan 19th, 2017
Max Gottesfeld

Purple

Purple

May 31st, 2016
John Eaton

An all-time favorite Cali-Cab. You had me at, “get me a corkscrew “.

An all-time favorite Cali-Cab. You had me at, “get me a corkscrew “.

Jul 28th, 2020
Joe Flo

Drinking Excellent

Drinking Excellent

May 1st, 2020
Marianne DiGiovanni

Drank a 2010 on 2020 in the middle of the COVID 19 crisis
What a wonderful gift but think it’s totally overrated

Drank a 2010 on 2020 in the middle of the COVID 19 crisis
What a wonderful gift but think it’s totally overrated

Mar 30th, 2020
Bill Morgan

Full fruit with a wonderful long finish

Full fruit with a wonderful long finish

Jun 7th, 2019
T. Soule McCarthy

Very pleasant presentation with an unpretentious ambiance

Very pleasant presentation with an unpretentious ambiance

Jun 1st, 2019