Post Parade 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley –
Retail 100.00 – GGWC 93.99
FREE SHIPPING on 6 – use code PP14CS at checkout (can mix & match with Strech Drive)
Three great friends – One goal: to create something worth appreciating, like the time they’ve spent together. They searched for an area rich in heritage, resources, and committed winemakers which took them 2,297 miles west from their homes in Kentucky to Napa Valley. They traveled to California time and again. Wine was shared, stories were told, and their idea was born. At the helm is Thomas Rivers Brown, one of Napa Valley’s most distinctive and acclaimed winemakers.(FYI: Post Parade refers to the moment when thoroughbred horses walk onto the racetrack minutes before stepping into the starting gate.)
Amazingly intense wine from start to finish. Dark purple hue and stunning aromas of black stone fruit, chocolate and a touch of toastiness greet you on impact. This is an extraordinarily well-crafted wine that is lush on the palate, loaded with gorgeous jammy black stone fruits, chocolate, a touch of espresso and toasty vanilla that are in-sync with the right touch of acid. The wine lingers on the finish for a good 30 seconds! Only 400 cases produced.
Robert Parker 95 Points: "For a wine of this quality, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon from Post Parade is a fabulous bargain by Napa Valley standards. There are 430 cases of this wine, which is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged 20 months in 90% new French oak (50% of which was Taransaud and 40% Ermitage). Coming from the Tench Vineyard, an Oakville vineyard made famous by Russell Bevan, this wine has an opaque purple color and a glorious nose of blueberry and blackberry liqueur intermixed with charcoal, camphor, a touch of toast and plenty of blackcurrant and blackberry fruit. It is full-bodied and displays terrific intensity and purity as well as velvety tannins. This heady, multi-layered wine is already drinking beautifully but should continue to do so for another 15+ years"
"The 2014 Post Parade presents itself as a hypothetical blend of the best attributes of the 2012 & 2013 releases. The generous fruit, reminiscent of the 2012, is immediately apparent upon pulling the cork. Right below the initial fruit lies the density and fine tannin structure that those who have tried the 2013 would immediately recognize. If drinking in the near term, a healthy decanting would be in order. If cellaring, 2-3 years would be ideal before cracking that first bottle. "
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