The 2017 Carte Blanche Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from Nicholas Allen Wines and sourced entirely from one of the most prestigious vineyards in Napa Valley begins with an electrifying nose showcasing black currants, cassis, cigar box, and red fruit. The palate is opulent, plush, and structured with integrated sweet tannins and notes of dark blackberry, black cherry, and bittersweet chocolate dancing through an everlasting and strong finish.
Varietal Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Oakville AVA
Vineyard Designation: Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Vineyard
Aging: 22 months in 100% French oak
Winemaker: Helen Keplinger
Production: 500 cases
96 Points - Jeb Dunnuck