Yao Ming 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Yao Ming 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

92
International Wine Report
92
James Suckling
90
Wine Advocate

Yao's wines since his first release have received high scores and rave reviews

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About Yao Ming 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

NBA star Yao Ming is a huge celebrity in his homeland China. With the tremendous surge in wine drinking in China it was only natural that his next career should be that of a vintner and so Yao Family wines of Napa Valley was started. And what a start! Yao's wines since his first release have received high scores and rave reviews and this latest from the "dream" 2014 vintage is an absolute slam dunk! Fruit was rigorously hand-sorted and fully destemmed to small stainless steel tanks with light crushing. Cold soak 5-7 days and warm fermentation between 85-90°F with native yeasts. The wine aged 18 months in French oak, 65% new barrels and bottled without filtration. Robert Parker scored this 90 points saying "The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Yao Ming is a blend of 95.33% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot. This has an outstanding aromatic profile of cedar wood, blackcurrants, licorice and forest notes followed by a supple-textured, medium to full-bodied, round, juicy wine that can be drink now or cellared for 10-15 years. This is well-made, clean, pure and well-balanced."

Wine Details

  • Bottle Size 750 ml
  • Wine Type Red
  • Country United States
  • Region California
  • Appellation Napa

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