W3 - William White Wines

2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley: Atlas Peak

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Mission Briefing


Another dimension

W3 Wines has the distinction of being one of our best-selling wineries of all time. For good reason, too: William White’s wines are simply incredible. Today’s 2007 W3 Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon is the finest W3 to date, delivering a wine with seemingly infinite dimension.

Today’s W3 Atlas Peak Cab is altitude with attitude. The Atlas Peak appellation vineyard, where this wine was born, provides perfect conditions for Cabernet Sauvignon. Altitude, soil, stress and sunshine all combine to make this high-elevation wine the deep and extracted Cabernet Sauvignon that it is.

Flavors on the palate almost perfectly mirror the nose, giving the wine a what you smell is what you taste appeal and approachability. The wine is fully extracted, weighty and ultra deep.

With just 150 cases produced, this wine will not last very long. This may be your only opportunity to try this truly wonderful - and highly recommended wine. So please don’t miss out.

And don’t forget, the 2007 vintage was the best on record in more than a decade. This is another reason to stock up on this wine - and another reason why it may not last the day!

Tasting Profile


Bold and dark with sanguine magenta though a slightly opaque heart.


Bold and very expressive, this serious wine throws off dark cherry, blackberry, pomegranate, cedar and sweet spice. As the wine breathes, it begins to release secondary aromas, including dried leaves, dark spice, braised cherry and peppercorn. Underneath these, subtle eucalyptus and subtle mint appear.


This wine tastes exactly as the nose suggested that it would. Add to these flavors additional notes of toasty vanilla, tobacco leaf and stewed blackberry.


Rich, elegant and exceedingly long, this finish is packed with flavors that release very slowly.


This wine should be enjoyed with something equally thrilling. We’d suggest a filet mignon finished with your favorite complex sauce. We’ll try ours seared and medium rare, topped with a green peppercorn butter sauce or a complex dry herb rub.

What the Winery Says

The Cabernet Sauvignon was fermented in small lots to capture the essence of the vineyard sites where the grapes are grown. Throughout the growing season, the winemaking team walked each vineyard to determine when the grapes had reached the peak of maturity. The grapes were then harvested by hand into half ton picking bins and delivered to the winery. After de-stemming, berries were hand-sorted to ensure that only the best fruit went into the tank. The grapes were cold soaked for up to two days before the start of fermentation (which lasted five to seven days at temperatures between 85° and 90°F). This was followed by an extended maceration of up to 30 days to achieve the desired extraction of flavors. The wine was then drained from the tank and put into 100% French oak barrels (50% new) for 26 months of aging.

Made with full extraction and long skin contact, this wine is made to maximize body and weight while having long silky tannins. The 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits a beautiful depth of deep red - purple color. The nose shows aromas of black cherry fruit with a touch of sweet vanilla and a hint of mint. In the mouth, the wine offers rich flavors of blueberry and blackberry on the palate and echoes the vanilla bean note brought forth by the French oak. Tannins are soft and supple with a rich round mouth-filling finish. No Blending was needed - 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.

William White
Atlas Peak, Napa Valley, California
26 Months in 100% French Oak Barrels (50% new)
Varietal Blend
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

About the Winery

W3 - William White Wines specializes in sought after Napa Valley varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. William White has had a life-long love affair with wine and desires to craft great-tasting wines of style and excellence.

The winery, based in St. Helena, California, produces rich, fruit forward, and outright delicious wines. Our vineyard management team, together with our winemaker, strive to achieve balance, structure, varietal character and beauty in an environmentally friendly manner, bringing a distinct character and specific charm to our wines.

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