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It is soft, round, juicy, front-end loaded and lush.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWine Advocate\u003c\/strong\u003e:\u003c\/span\u003e The 2014s were also harvested early at Kapcsándy, largely finished before the end of September, much like 2015. The one difference is that 2015 was a tiny crop, with significantly less production than 2014, which was generous as well as early. The 2014 Estate Cuvée State Lane Vineyard is a blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot and 9% Petit Verdot aged in 80% new French oak. It is soft, round, juicy, front-end loaded, sexy and lush. 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The wine’s gentle tannins and overall plush, forward style with chocolate and blackcurrants in abundance, as well as a touch of oak, make for a sensual wine to drink over the next 15 or more years. To give an example of how big 2014 was compared to 2015, there are 450 cases of this cuvée made in 2015 and 730 in 2014.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eVinous:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e The 2014 Estate Cuvee is vibrant, intense and beautifully delineated. Super-expressive aromatics and finessed tannins give the 2014 its exceptional balance.Tasted next to the 2013, the 2014 feels like it has more freshness, brighter acidity and a bit more energy as well, which may be partly attributable to the slightly higher percentage of Cabernet in the blend and a touch less new oak as well. That is of course splitting hairs, as both wines are superb, but I find the energy, tension and vibrancy here absolutely compelling.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\nThe Kapcsándy family (pronounced \"Cup-chon-dy\") purchased the historic State Lane Vineyard in Yountville in 2000. The 20-acre parcel was previously farmed by Beringer Estates, and was one of the original vineyards for its Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon program. The Kapcsandy’s re-planted 15 acres from 2001-2002 with recommendations from their first winemaker, Helen Turley and her husband, John Wetlaufer.The vineyard is planted to 15 separate blocks of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, averaging 2,640 vines\/acre. The vineyard is farmed by Ilsley Vineyard Management using meticulous, sustainable farming practices, minimal pesticides, and pests are primarily controlled by native birds of prey that inhabit specially-designed boxes crafted by a renowned wildlife expert. A new state-of-the-art wine-making facility was completed in September 2005. From 2007-2014, the lead winemaking consultant was Denis Malbec, formerly of Ch. Latour and Charles Krug.Kapcsándy Family Winery is dedicated to crafting traditional Bordeaux style wines in the heart of Napa Valley. The wines are produced from 100% estate fruit. They are full-bodied, complex, focused and elegant with tremendous length on the finish and great respect for the terroir of the vineyard. The wines are built for very long ageing in the cellar and can be enjoyed for decades.\u003cbr\u003e"}

2014 | Kapcsandy | Estate Cuvee

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Red Wine: 2014 | Kapcsandy | Estate Cuvee

The 2014 Estate Cuvée State Lane Vineyard is a blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot and 9% Petit Verdot aged in 80% new French oak. It is soft, round, juicy, front-end loaded and lush.

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Producer: Kapcsandy

Ratings: WA | 93  VN | 95

Vintage: 2014

Size: 750ml

ABV: 13.8%

Varietal: Bordeaux Blend

    Country/Region: United States, California

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      The 2014 Estate Cuvée State Lane Vineyard is a blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot and 9% Petit Verdot aged in 80% new French oak. It is soft, round, juicy, front-end loaded and lush.

        Reviews:

        • Wine Advocate: The 2014s were also harvested early at Kapcsándy, largely finished before the end of September, much like 2015. The one difference is that 2015 was a tiny crop, with significantly less production than 2014, which was generous as well as early. The 2014 Estate Cuvée State Lane Vineyard is a blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot and 9% Petit Verdot aged in 80% new French oak. It is soft, round, juicy, front-end loaded, sexy and lush. The wine’s gentle tannins and overall plush, forward style with chocolate and blackcurrants in abundance, as well as a touch of oak, make for a sensual wine to drink over the next 15 or more years. To give an example of how big 2014 was compared to 2015, there are 450 cases of this cuvée made in 2015 and 730 in 2014.
        • Vinous: The 2014 Estate Cuvee is vibrant, intense and beautifully delineated. Super-expressive aromatics and finessed tannins give the 2014 its exceptional balance.Tasted next to the 2013, the 2014 feels like it has more freshness, brighter acidity and a bit more energy as well, which may be partly attributable to the slightly higher percentage of Cabernet in the blend and a touch less new oak as well. That is of course splitting hairs, as both wines are superb, but I find the energy, tension and vibrancy here absolutely compelling.

        Producer Information

        The Kapcsándy family (pronounced "Cup-chon-dy") purchased the historic State Lane Vineyard in Yountville in 2000. The 20-acre parcel was previously farmed by Beringer Estates, and was one of the original vineyards for its Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon program. The Kapcsandy’s re-planted 15 acres from 2001-2002 with recommendations from their first winemaker, Helen Turley and her husband, John Wetlaufer.The vineyard is planted to 15 separate blocks of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, averaging 2,640 vines/acre. The vineyard is farmed by Ilsley Vineyard Management using meticulous, sustainable farming practices, minimal pesticides, and pests are primarily controlled by native birds of prey that inhabit specially-designed boxes crafted by a renowned wildlife expert. A new state-of-the-art wine-making facility was completed in September 2005. From 2007-2014, the lead winemaking consultant was Denis Malbec, formerly of Ch. Latour and Charles Krug.Kapcsándy Family Winery is dedicated to crafting traditional Bordeaux style wines in the heart of Napa Valley. The wines are produced from 100% estate fruit. They are full-bodied, complex, focused and elegant with tremendous length on the finish and great respect for the terroir of the vineyard. The wines are built for very long ageing in the cellar and can be enjoyed for decades.

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