Matthew Wallace Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Napa Valley, California

As the 6th generation farmer of his family’s Napa Valley Wallace Ranch, Matt Hardin has a natural appreciation of the exceptional place that is the Napa Valley. To this day, the Wallace Ranch has been continually farmed to wine grapes and cattle for over 150 years. The fruit for Matthew Wallace wine is sourced from an optimal section of the ranch situated on an alluvial fan, and creates extraordinarily rich Cabernet Sauvignon with a definitive yet supple tannin structure. The 2018 Matthew Wallace Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – Rich, lush and intense on the nose and in the mouth. Layers of dark fruits, chocolate truffle, earthy spices and cigar leaf are buffered by smooth, silky tanning and lead to a seductive and lengthy finish. The fruit is sourced from Wallace Ranch Vineyard, Matt’s home vineyard in Pope Valley, encompassing a westward-facing steep hillside that produces fruit of remarkable concentration and depth.