Heitz Cellar Napa Valley Cabernet Bella Oaks Vineyard 1998

86 points

Napa Valley, California, USA. 14.2%

A famous producer, its Margaret vineyard cabernet featured in the 1970s “Judgement of Paris” tasting.

An 11 year wine, and on sale for half price in Philadelphia, quite a find.

It’s a mellow, almost cuddly sort of cabernet.  Without complexity or power.  Sweetish, but not bad by US standards.  A little noticeably over alcoholic.  Drink now.

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