Spottswoode 2011 Family Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Helena, Napa Valley
Spottswoode is a family owned winery estate in Napa Valley, producing wines that collectors snap up on every release. The grapes are all organically grown and productions is a fully hands-on process. The 2010 vintage received a perfect 100 point score. This 2011 is a worthy successor with many raves including 95 points from James Suckling who said "A solid Spottswoode with mint, currants, berries and flowers. Sweet tobacco and rose petals. Full body with silky tannins and a long, long finish. Tangy, energetic and lively. A wine with form, tension and beauty. This is classic California. 89% cabernet sauvignon, 8% cabernet franc and 3% petit verdot." Extremely Limited!