Nickel & Nickel

Branding Iron Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon

9.314 ratings
9.22 pro ratings
Oakville, 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
Hayden B. Oothout

Spectacular cab from Oakville. Beautiful on the nose and complex on the palette. Plenty of rich fruit and structural tannins. This will age nicely but is quite enjoyable now.

Spectacular cab from Oakville. Beautiful on the nose and complex on the palette. Plenty of rich fruit and structural tannins. This will age nicely but is quite enjoyable now.

Mar 15th, 2019
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.2

On the nose, perfumed purple florals, lavender, jammy blueberries, olallieberries, black licorice, soft spice and rich dark soils. On the palate; ripe, jammy fruits of; blackberries, black plum, black raspberries, blueberries, olallieberries, hard gritty minerals, dry stone, leather, underbrush, poached strawberries come on late, lavender, liquid violets, dark chocolate powder, vanilla, & caramel. Finishes well with; round, ripe, fruits and good acidity. Barrel tasted the 2016 vintage at the Nickel & Nickel Entrecôte. Photo of the decor and lighting of the cellar for this event and more attendees of the lunch.

On the nose, perfumed purple florals, lavender, jammy blueberries, olallieberries, black licorice, soft spice and rich dark soils. On the palate; ripe, jammy fruits of; blackberries, black plum, black raspberries, blueberries, olallieberries, hard gritty minerals, dry stone, leather, underbrush, poached strawberries come on late, lavender, liquid violets, dark chocolate powder, vanilla, & caramel. Finishes well with; round, ripe, fruits and good acidity. Barrel tasted the 2016 vintage at the Nickel & Nickel Entrecôte. Photo of the decor and lighting of the cellar for this event and more attendees of the lunch.

May 8th, 2017
Bernie Tenenbaum

Delicious and will only get better with more bottle age.

Delicious and will only get better with more bottle age.

Feb 5th, 2020
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