Here's one of the rarest and greatest of the Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons, from a blend of Dalla Valle's estate vineyard in Oakville and a little purchased fruit. New oak typically does not exceed 60% on this cuvee. Parker flipped for the 2012, saying this is a full-bodied, plush, opulent wine and a seamless, classic example of hillside Napa Cabernet Sauvignon." Totally collectible, hedonistic but still graceful."
Naoko Dalla Valle’s Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc vines, astride terra rossa soils high above the Silverado Trail in Oakville, are the stuff of myth. With a tantalizingly small amount of wine made, nearly all of their production is sold direct to their mailing list. Thankfully Bounty Hunter has been on board from the beginning, and each year we obtain a small parcel to offer you, including the rare and occasionally “perfect” Maya.