Louis M. Martini Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
California, Usa

$29.95 (232371)

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89 pts
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Critic Reviews (8)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This beautiful cabernet has a European feel which is most appealing. The lifted aromatic nose shows black cherry...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

One of the top vintages, and certainly a-typical, of this Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon. Pepper, purple flower and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Martini is a legendary name in Napa, although ownership has past to E+J Gallo, another Italian family. And a general...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Black olive, cassis, spicy, tobacco, floral, black berry, chocolate, light coffee and game aromas. Ripe, soft, round,...

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Craig Pinhey
Craig Pinhey

Lots of spice on the nose, alongside raisin fruit notes, and some minty aspects, not uncommon for Cabernet Sauvignon....

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Michael Martini calls 2011 a "radically different vintage, not normal for Napa," in others words, near-perfect....

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An herbal and rustic, notably green cabernet here, a clear reflection of a cool vintage. Acids and tannins are fine,...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

(Tasted blind at WWAC14): Dense ruby in colour, the 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits sweet berried currants, herbs,...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

A distinctive cherry pipe tobacco makes this a double D, delightful & delicious

Description: Deep bright ruby in colour with a medium intense nose. This wine features cedar, cherry pipe tobacco, black cherry, blackberry, oak spice, plums, cloves, cinnamon, vanilla, dark chocolate and espresso. Full body with medium tannins, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: Some heat from the 14.4% alcohol

Interesting Note: The winery sells this for $34US

Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or pair it with rosemary roast beef with cranberry glaze.

Tasted: 19 Dec 2014

Best Buy at the sale price

Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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