2016 Trefethen HāLo Cabernet Sauvignon
This is an age-worthy wine that is exuberant, expressive, and ultimately exquisite. Aromas of cedar, tar, vanilla and blackberry are complemented by irresistible flavors of cassis, fresh plum, and a dusting of cocoa powder. Lingering threads of pepper and bay leaf carry through the bright but soft and silky finish.
96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot,
1% Merlot, 1% Malbec
96 POINTS RATED BY CGCW AS ONE OF THE THREE BEST RED WINES TASTED IN 2020
NAME2016 Trefethen HāLo Cabernet Sauvignon
VARIETALCabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec
COUNTRY OF ORIGINUSA
REGIONNapa Valley, California
Braised red meat or red wine porridge
ABOUT THE WINERY
Pioneers in the Napa Valley, the Trefethen family are champions of estate grown wines. For three generations, they have carefully tended to their land, employees, and customers, building a loyal following for their legacy of fine, age-worthy wines with a deep integrity of place.
Embodied in their approach is a profound respect for both people and place. This extends beyond the boundary of their estate, knitting them into the fabric of Napa Valley. Over the past 50 years, they helped establish the Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve, co-founded the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, took on leading roles within the Napa Valley Vintners and California Wine Institute, led the effort to build the viticulture and winemaking centers at Napa Valley College, supported the same at UC Davis, hosted the Napa Valley Cooking Class, and established the Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley AVA. Their contributions to the wine industry go beyond the wines they make, and help inspire the Napa Valley to live up to its own great expectations.