2016 Round Pond Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford
2016 Round Pond Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford, Napa Valley, California.
This flagship Estate Cabernet Sauvignon evolves in the glass with alluring aromas of ripe blueberries, black cherry, star anise, baking spices, and minerality reflective of our infamous “Rutherford Dust.” Elegant and dark, this wine gracefully dances across the palate with flavors ranging from lush blackberry preserve, rhubarb pie, and sage. Supple and layered with refined tannins, the mid-palate is enhanced with notes of mocha leading to chocolate-covered cherries on the finish.
Round Pond Estate, owned and operated today by the second generation of the MacDonnell family, is a highly sought-after and respected ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon producer, specializing in the creation of pure, expressive wines, artisan foods and unforgettable experiences—all from the heart of Napa Valley.
Their family has been growing some of the finest wine grapes in Napa Valley’s acclaimed Rutherford region for over 40 years. Home to world-renowned American vineyards and some of the most coveted Cabernet Sauvignon fruit, Rutherford is widely recognized as one of the great viticultural regions of the world.
Over the years, they have cultivated a nurturing and sustainable relationship with their estate vineyard making their Cabernet Sauvignon prized by numerous esteemed wineries. To make their own highly-rated, handcrafted wines, they have combined two generations of wine growing experience with the same artisan attention to detail they have learned are essential parts of crafting world-class olive oils and red wine vinegars. Their goal is simple – by remaining true to time-honored traditions they strive to bring you the best the Napa Valley has to offer.They invite you to explore and savor these exceptional, limited-production wines from Round Pond Estate.
With small percentages of Petit Verdot, Malbec and Merlot, this is a lush, layered wine that’s bursting in juicy red fruit and dried herb. Firm tannins and supportive oak give it structure and balanced weight.