The 2016 Clos Du Val Estate Cabernet Sauvignon wine has turned out beautifully. This Cabernet Sauvignon wine is fresh, vibrant and full of energy, the 2016 shows the contemporary Clos du Val style at its best. Inky blue purplish berry fruit, lavender, spice new leather and menthol add shades of nuance to this super-attractive, mid-weight Cabernet Sauvignon from Clos du Val. Once again, Clos du Val Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the very finest wines readers will find in this price range.
Clos Du Val, French for small vineyard estate of a small valley, was founded in 1972 in the renowned Stags Leap District. The winery was first recognized for its Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon at the famed Judgment of Paris in 1976, establishing its place as one of Napa Valley’s most iconic winery estates.
This 2016 Clos Du Val Estate Cabernet Sauvignon has a blended of 14% Cabernet Franc, 7% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot, the whole given 20 months in a combination of French and Hungarian oak.
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