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Entrepreneur Wines 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

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2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley, CA


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With the purchase of a case of 2012 Mt. Veeder cabernet, you will be treated as an Entrepreneur Wines Club Member and receive one four-bottle shipment from Entrepreneur Wines - this includes 2 bottles of Entrepreneur Wines Cabernet Sauvignon from their Library, and two bottles of either a Chardonnay or Pinot Noir. Additionally, as a "Wine Club Member" for 2020, you will receive invitations to attend Entrepreneur Wines membership events, typically in the Bay Area in May and Napa in September.  Note: Entrepreneur Wines has been bottling since 2008 vintage and many of their Library wines are now beautifully aged, ready to be enjoyed and still reaching for their peak.
Entrepreneur Wines 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Mt Veeder, Napa Valley, CA
Tasting Notes:

Entrepreneur Wines 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Mount Veeder, Napa Valley

Mount Veeder, in close proximity to the cool breezes of the San Pablo Bay and unique soils of an ancient seabed, provides a profound reflection of "sense of place", or terroir. This AVA (American Viticultural Area) imparts a notable distinctiveness specific only to Mount Veeder.

With a captivating dark ruby color and intense concentrated edges, this Cabernet Sauvignon opens with rich and intense aromas of blueberry, cigar box, toffee and orange peel. The flavors are velvety and well-integrated with nuances of black currant, plum, rose pedal and dark chocolate. The finish is lingering and the minerality really shines through.

Tasting notes by Denise Cody, Chief Operating Angel 
Entrepreneur Wines 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Mt Veeder, Napa Valley, CA
  • Grapes
    94% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot
  • Region
    Mt. Veeder AVA, Napa Valley, CA
  • Production
    48 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    The 2012 Mt Veeder is currently tasting spectacular with no signs of weakening. Drink or cellar through 2034+.
Entrepreneur Wines Mt Veeder, Napa Valley, CA
Jeff Fontanella of Fontanella Winery
About the Winemaker:
A Viticulture & Enology graduate from the University of California at Davis, Jeff Fontanella has cultivated several of the finest wines, many of which have received 90+ point ratings from fine wine critic Robert Parker, and leading consumer wine magazines including Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast. Jeff initially worked as an Assistant Winemaker at Opus One and ZD, and later became a Winemaker at Saddleback, one of Napa Valley’s great cult wineries. In 2008, Jeff and his wife founded Fontanella Family Winery in the Napa Valley.
About the Vineyard:
Additional Winemaker Notes:
22 months in French oak barrels
Food Pairing Suggestions:
The international "king of grapes", Cabernet Sauvignon works very well with food pairings that compliment its full-bodied power. Experiment with grilled NY Strip Steak and crispy potatoes, spaghetti and veal meatballs, braised short ribs, brisket and roasted duck breast. Experiment with cheeses like sharp Cheddar, aged Gouda, Bleu Cheese and Comte.
About the Winery
Entrepreneur Wines Founded by Chief Wine Angels Randy & Patty Haykin, the mission of Entrepreneur Wines is to positively impact 50 million underprivileged and under-served children in the next 5 years. How do they do that? Through the sale of their hand-crafted, small production wines from Napa’s top winemakers and premium vineyard plots. Learn more