Top Reviews for Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Wineries


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Stag's Leap Wine Cellar: 1973 Cabernet Sauvignon won the famous 1976 Paris Wine Tasting against great French red wines.  This accomplishment showed the world that American wines are world class.

Clos du Val: 1972 Cabernet Sauvignon chosen to go to 1976 Paris Wine Tasting and won 10th place.  When there was a rematch 10 years later in 1986 it won first place.

Beringer: No other winery worldwide has had its wines on Wine Spectator's Top 100 list more often

Heitz Wine Cellars Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon: chosen as one of the best 20th century wines (12 wines were chosen for this list) by Wine Spectator.  The 1970 version of this Cabernet won 6th place at the 1976 Paris Wine Tasting.


Robert Parker 100 Point Gems


Abreau Madrona Ranch Cabernet 1997

Bryant Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Colgin Cabernet Sauvignon Tychson Hill Vineyard 2002

Groth Vineyards Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1985

Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select 2002

Sloan Cabernet Napa Valley 2002


Wine Spectator 100 Point Rated


Bryant Family Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1996


Wine Spectator Wine of the Year


Caymus Special Select Cabernet 1990 vintage

Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve 1986 vintage


Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines 2008


Schrader Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley T6 2005 ranked 20 in the list

Hewitt Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 2005 ranked 69

Ghost Block Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 2005 ranked 85

Merus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2005 ranked 95


 Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines 2007


Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve 2004 position 9 in list

Chappellet Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Signature 2004 position 27

Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2004 position 100


The Cult Napa Cabernet Classics


Abreau Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch

Araujo Estate Eisele Vineyard

Bryant Family

Colgin Cellars

Dalla Valle Vineyards

Harlan Estates

Screaming Eagle

Silver Oak Cellars


A Lengendary Wine of a Different Time


Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 1941