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Maldonado Family Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Maldonado Vineyards

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Napa Valley, CA


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Tasting Notes:

Due to its youth, it is recommended to decant this wine for an hour to allow all the aromas and bouquet to show brightly.  

Intensely purple and quite opaque, this powerful Cabernet promises to deliver a bold tasting experience. The nose is large and wafts from the glass. Plum, black cherry and blackberries show first, followed by mocha and clove. The flavors unveil ripe black and red fruits, dried herbs, vanilla and nuances of bakeshop spices. The finish coats the mouth in tannins which promise long, graceful aging.

Tasting notes by Cellar Angels' Chief Operating Angel, Denise Cody
  • Grapes
    100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Region
    Napa Valley AVA
  • Production
    598 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Drink now, or hold for another 10+ years.
Hugo Maldonado
About the Winemaker:
About the Vineyard:
Additional Winemaker Notes:
  • Grapes sourced from exceptional vineyards in the Napa Valley farmed and operated by the Maldonado Family
  • Grapes sorted, de-stemmed, and re-sorted 
  • Whole berries are cold soaked for ten days, with native wild yeast taking over the primary fermentation
  • Three weeks of extended maceration with gentle punch-downs to preserve flavors and aromatics
  • 24 months in barrel, 100% French, 15% new
2015 Winery of the Year, American Fine Wine Competition
Food Pairing Suggestions:
Bold, young Cabernet Sauvignon that is powerful and fruit forward pairs incredibly well with fattier cuts of meat because of its high level of tannins. With this Cabernet Sauvignon, pair with ribeye, New York strip and skirt steak. In addition, pasta with meat sauce, lamb, hamburgers and mushroom dishes work nicely. Serve also with hard aged cheeses like aged Gouda and Parmesan. Rich chocolate desserts create a decadent pairing.
About the Winery
Maldonado Vineyards Nearly fifty years ago, Lupe Maldonado was living in a small farming community in Michoacán, Mexico. After moving to California, Lupe began working in the vineyards of Napa Valley. He made a name for himself in the valley as a hard, dedicated worker and was invited to join the team at a new winery, Newton Vineyard. Learn more