Atlas Peak Wines

2007 Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Spring Mountain District

Offer Expired:Dec 12, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$65.00
Avg. Price

Mission Briefing

Codename:

Elite Pedigree

Today marks the long-anticipated return of one of our most popular brands, Atlas Peak Wines. And boy, did we win big with their extraordinary 2007 Atlas Peak Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine is simply extraordinary - and very, very elegant.

This fantastic wine - from the most important vintage in the last decade - is loaded with rich flavors and heady aromas. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied but balanced and quite elegant. What about the finish? It lasts forever!

This wine is a ready-to-drink delight that will continue to age elegantly for the next several years. Be careful, though. We think that once you taste your first bottle, you won’t be able to resist drinking the rest.

Decant this very highly recommended wine for best results.

Tasting Profile

Look:

Deep, nearly opaque plum from core to rim, with only a slight lightening to ruby at the fringe. This wine trails beautifully down the glass after a swirl.

Smell:

Big, bold, powerful notes of dark fruit, highlighted by reduced blackberry, black cherry, and plum. The fruit interplays wonderfully with aromas of sweet tobacco, aged cigar box, allspice, clove, and dark chocolate.

Taste:

Elegant and warm, leading with inviting fruit flavors of stewed black currant, blackberry, and blueberry laid atop a foundation of sweet cedar wood, fresh forest floor, espresso bean, rosemary, and a subtle hint of pomegranate herbal tea.

Finish:

Absolutely wonderfully balanced, with concentrated flavors that are not in the least bit overpowering. Subtle, velvety tannins lead to an enduring, rewarding finish, with just a hint of spice at the back of the palate.

Pairing:

We would recommend pairing this wine with a hearty winter soup of white beans, garlic, and leeks.

What the Winery Says

The sheer concentration of this mountain Cabernet Sauvignon is inviting. The aromatics draw you in to explore the depths of this well-proportioned, opulent offering. This wine keeps a beautiful balance of fruit/herb/earth notes, making it wonderfully accessible, in spite of its concentration. The tannins are supple but focused, and a subtle brown spice caps off the persistent finish.

Accolades
Previous vintage received 93 points from Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Appellation
Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley, California
Varietal Composition
97.4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2.5% Petit Verdot, 0.1% Malbec, 0.018% Merlot
Cooperage
22 months in 100% French oak
ABV
14.9%

About the Winery

The mountain series from Atlas Peak explores the diversity of the Napa Valley region at an entirely different level. Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon is known for its lush, full-bodied character with big, bold tannins, and deep, concentrated color. The Mountain Cabernet Series includes five wines sourced from four of the finest mountain appellations in Napa: Atlas Peak, Mt. Veeder, Spring Mountain District, and Howell Mountain. Our goal at Atlas Peak is to create wines that distinctly reflect their origin.

Offer Expired:Dec 12, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$65.00
Avg. Price