Chappellet Pritchard Hill Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 - Domaine Franey
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Chappellet Pritchard Hill Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
SKU: 24295

Chappellet Pritchard Hill Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

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750ml
$299.00

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley, Pritchard Hill
Brand Chappellet
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
The Pritchard Hill Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine born from a hallowed mountain estate with a storied pedigree and exceptional provenance that stands among Napa Valley's most iconic red wines. With over 50 years on Pritchard Hill and 20 vintages of this wine, the Pritchard Hill Cabernet Sauvignon represents Chappellet's crescendo. It is a liquid culmination of our knowledge and artistry, resulting in a wine of unrivaled depth and elegance. A true expression of Pritchard Hill.
Jeb Dunnuck
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The flagship is the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill, and this cuvée just about always represents the pinnacle of mountain Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley. The 2017 is 100% estate Cabernet Sauvignon and reveals a deep purple color as well a stunning bouquet of blue fruits, burning embers, dark chocolate, sage brush, and crushed rocks. It's powerful, full-bodied, and concentrated, and the tannins clamp down on the finish enough to warrant hiding this beauty in the cellar for a solid 5-7 years. If drinking today, give it an hour or two in a decanter. It's another stunning wine from this estate.

January 31, 2020
Vinous
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The 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill is a positively stellar wine in this challenging year. Crème de cassis, licorice, lavender, chocolate, spice and espresso all run through the 2017. This is an especially inky, flamboyant style for Chappellet, but all the elements come together very nicely.

Antonio Galloni, January 2020