Januik 2012 Champoux Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills


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From Washington, rated 94 Points, 93 Points, 92 Points the Januik 2012 Champoux Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills by Januik Winery in the Cabernet Sauvignon category is now available at Napacabs.com in 750 ML Standard size for only $48.95, inventory was last updated on 2017-03-08 19:15:51. Usually ships in 1 to 5 days

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WA 94 WE 93 Vinous 92 WS 92 Pts - According to Wine Advocate - "Maybe the finest wine from here (that I’ve tasted anyway), the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Champoux Vineyard is a thrilling blend of almost all Cabernet (there’s 2% Malbec) that exhibits, fresh, lively and pure notes of cassis, black raspberry, violets, toasted bread and spring flowers. Coming from one of the top terroirs in Washington, this full-bodied, elegant and layered Cabernet has no hard edges, impeccable balance and a great finish. Probably the most complete wine in the lineup, it will be better with a few years of cellaring, and have two decades of evolution."

According to Wine Enthusiast - Cellar Selection! - "Almost all varietal (with 2% Malbec) from one of the state’s premier sites, this wine draws you into the glass with aromas of coffee, scorched earth, herb, spice and dark fruit. The palate shows a beguiling sense of restraint and detail, with the tannins combed to a fine sheen, perfectly framed acidity and a lengthy finish. It’s an exquisite example of the variety that should have a long life ahead of it. It will be best after 2020."

According to Wine Spectator - "A plush core of blackberry and currant fruit rides over the fine tannins, picking up floral and spicy notes toward the finish, show - ing delicate acidity and lingering easily. Best after 2017."

According to Stephen Tanzer - "Bright, dark red-ruby color. Slightly reduced aromas and flavors of blueberry, blackberry, menthol, chocolate and musky oak. Plush and sweet in the mouth, offering a distinctly mouthfilling quality; Januik presses very gently and it shows in this wine's pliant texture. The noble, sweet tannins are nearly invisible today. Cabernet in a very sweet style but without any heaviness."

Tasting Notes - "Made from what is arguably Washington State's best vineyard for the variety, the Champoux Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is a supple and well-textured wine. The nose reveals currant and blackberry fruit along with chocolate and spice notes. It lingers over the palate with supple, well-balanced tannins. This wine is poised for a long life in your cellar." 14.4% ABV.

Additional Information

Varietal/Type Cabernet Sauvignon
gtin 856512002038
Brand Januik Winery
Size 750 ML Standard
Region Washington
Rating 94 Points, 93 Points, 92 Points