2018 Chateau Capbern St-Estephe

$25.95
(Net Item - no discounts apply)
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A sleeper Chateau located near to Chateau Calon Segur in St. Estephe. This wine has some serious backers the last few vintages and the quality is sky-rocketing. “leaps from the glass with vibrant scents of black raspberries, kirsch and fresh blackcurrants with nuances of cedar chest, pencil lead and forest floor plus a waft of lavender. Full-bodied, rich and packed with juicy fruit, it has a firm line of grainy tannins and loads of freshness, finishing with an herbal lift.” – WA
With 60% new French oak and low yielding Cabernet vines it is no wonder this wine scores 93 points, but how do they keep this price? NOTE: PRE-ARRIVAL; PAYMENT IS DUE NOW; WINES ARRIVE IN SUMMER/FALL 2021

Varietal:
Proprietary Red
Vintage:
2018
Country of Origin:
France
Appellation:
Bordeaux
Sub-Appellation:
St. Estephe
SKU #:
1039647
JS92-93

James Suckling

A fresh and firm Capbern with lots of dark berries, chocolate and hints of hazelnuts. Medium to full body and dense, lightly chewy tannins. Mineral undertone.

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Wine Advocate

The 2018 Capbern is composed of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot and 1% Petit Verdot and comes in at 14.6% alcohol. It's anticipated to age for 16 months in barriques, 60% new. Deep purple-black in color, it leaps from the glass with vibrant scents of black raspberries, kirsch and fresh blackcurrants with nuances of cedar chest, pencil lead and forest floor plus a waft of lavender. Full-bodied, rich and packed with juicy fruit, it has a firm line of grainy tannins and loads of freshness, finishing with an herbal lift.