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Honrama Cellars 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Honrama Cellars

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Napa Valley, CA


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For all case (12 bottle) orders, receive bottles signed by the Honrama Cellars' Winemaker, Juan Jose Puentes.
Tasting Notes:

Working with a single varietal can sometimes be tricky, especially Cabernet Sauvignon. Blending different grapes gives the benefit of other varietal characteristics to shape the flavors of the wine. In Bordeaux, for example, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are the predominant grapes grown, but are rarely, if ever, bottled as single varietals. It is with good soil, ideal climate, and most of all, an experienced and passionate winemaker that a Cabernet Sauvignon by itself shows this kind of balance and complexity, and make you love Cabernet Sauvignon even more. 

This beautiful, full-bodied Cabernet has layers of flavors and depth of complexity, while showing a softness at the same time. The deep red color will lead you to flavors of black fruits like black cherry, plum and blackberry. The intrigue of this wine continues with hints of black licorice, coffee and cedar. The finish has well balanced tannins and a long lingering finish of mocha and spiced cherry pie. 

Tasting notes created by Cellar Angels' Co-founder/COO, Denise Cody
  • Grapes
    100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Region
    Napa Valley, CA
  • Production
    1000 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Drink now or hold 3-5 years

Juan Jose Puentes

About the Winemaker:
About the Vineyard:
Additional Winemaker Notes:
  • Gold Medal – San Francisco International Wine Competition
  • 89 Points – Wine Enthusiast
Food Pairing Suggestions:
A bold Cabernet Sauvignon needs a dish that can stand up to its full body. When pairing wine, consider the body of the wine and match that with the food. In this case, steak, grilled pork, hamburgers and pasta with meaty red sauce are all good pairings. Cow’s milk cheeses pair well with Cabernet, especially Gouda, aged cheddars, parmesan and mild Blue cheeses.
About the Winery
Honrama Cellars Honrama: A Celebration of Opportunity, Labor, Resolve, and the Bond of Generations. Named in honor of Honorio Ramirez Mata, Honrama reflects the bond of respect and admiration between generations. From the soul of a great man whose quest for a better life for his family brought him to Napa Valley working to tend the vineyards and harvest the fruit, to the souls of his children and grandchildren who lovingly make the wine. Learn more