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Tamber Bey Vineyards 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

Tamber Bey Vineyards

2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Deux Chevaux Vineyard, Yountville AVA, Napa Valley, CA
Wine Club Selection, Spring 2020 - Limited Quantities Remain

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Wine Club Selection!

Tamber Bey Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is selected for the 2020 Spring Wine Club Release! If you loved this wine and wish to purchase additional bottles, a limited allocation is still available!

Spring 2020 Library Club members will enjoy a special VIP Angel Bonus Offer: an exclusive VIP tasting & tour at the breathtaking Tamber Bey estate AND a signed bottle by owner Barry Waitte.

Tasting Notes:
  • Color: deep purple
  • Aromas: boysenberry, dried earth dustiness, hints of both vanilla and cocoa, a suggestion of cedar and a touch of cassis.
  • Flavors: black cherry, ripe plum, dried herbs, vanilla, boysenberry, leather and light clove
  • Finish: long
Tasting Notes by Carrie Schuster, Sommelier and Director of Marketing
  • Grapes
    100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Region
    Yountville, Napa Valley, CA
  • Production
    1,473 cases made
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Drink now through 2026+
Andy Jones
About the Winemaker:
Born and raised in Jackson, Wyoming, Andy's early restaurant experience led him to San Francisco and the California Culinary Academy, where he majored in hospitality and restaurant management. Following graduation, Andy helped open Solage Resort in Calistoga as assistant food and beverage manager. While he was there, he met Winemaker Thomas Brown, and ultimately went to work for Thomas in 2008 at his Black Sears facility in Angwin. Thomas was Tamber Bey’s founding winemaker and is now consulting winemaker. Andy joined the winemaking team at Sundance Ranch as assistant winemaker to Thomas when the facility opened in 2013. He was promoted to director of winery operations in 2015 and to winemaker in 2017.
About the Vineyard:
The Deux Chevaux Vineyard is a 60-acre vineyard situated in the Yountville Appellation, northeast of the town of Yountville. The vineyard is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Chardonnay. Deux Chevaux is French for “two horses,” which is the namesake of Tamber Bey.
Additional Winemaker Notes:
Aged 19 months in barrel, 70% new. Cooperage: Darnajou, Taransaud, Marques, Bel Air
92 points, James Suckling
92 points, Wine Spectator
Food Pairing Suggestions:
Cabernet Sauvignon, known for its bold and powerful in style, works well for similar food accompaniments. If paired properly, it can produce a highly memorable dining experience. To compliment its stronger tannins, pair with richer meats like beef steaks, beef and pork roasts, venison, lamb and hamburgers. Also serve with mushroom dishes and meals seasoned with savory herbs and pepper. Experiment with a charcuterie plate including salami, cured meats and cheeses such as aged Gouda and Cheddar, Parmesan and Gruyere.
About the Winery
Tamber Bey Vineyards Tamber Bey Vineyards originally sold grapes to wineries including Barringer, Franciscan and Domaine Chandon. The winery now produces 14 different wines out of the 22 acre Sundance Ranch in Calistoga. Learn more