Our 2014 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon opens with rich
aromas of ripe plum and blackberry and a subtle touch of
Upon the palate, flavors of cassis are accented by a
hint of black licorice. The velvety richness of the mid
palate carries through on the finish for a very harmonious
The Estate Collection is a series of limited-production
wines available only at the Raymond Estate. Sourced
from our finest estate vineyards and longtime vineyard
partners, each wine represents our winemaking team’s
commitment to crafting wines worthy of our five
generation winemaking legacy in Napa Valley.
The grapes for our Estate Collection Napa Valley
Cabernet Sauvignon are grown in prestigious vineyards
from the western and southern reaches of Napa Valley
including our Rutherford estate. The gravelly and
sedimentary rock soils of our Cabernet Sauvignon
vineyards strain the vines resulting in small, intense
berries with concentrated flavors.
After the grapes were hand-picked and sorted at the tail
end of September and beginning of October, the wine
spent 44 days on the skins.
Aged for 19
months in 35% new French oak. The tightly grained
barrels provide textural complexity, added depth, and a
plush, full body.