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Kanamota 2014 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Kanamota 2014 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Inspired by Denis Malbec
Wine Spies Exclusive!
Inspired by Denis Malbec
Wine Spies Exclusive!

Mission Codename From '73 till eternity

Ready for another fist pumping, dopamine charged score?? Roberto R. out in Miami sure is!! We’re back with a second round of this dead-serious Napa Cabernet. Under $30 with a serious winemaking pedigree - it can easily run with the $80+ crowd all day!

This showstopping Cabernet comes from a joint venture between two iconic figures in the Napa wine scene. Mario Sculatti, owner of ROAM, teamed up with Denis Malbec to create something very special. Mario’s no stranger to great wine. He worked closely with Benoit Touquette at Realm before earning a reputation for his ROAM wines. As a fourth generation Napa resident, his father was instrumental in creating the Judgement of Paris winning 1973 Chateau Montelana Chardonnay. His close friend Denis Malbec who Mario called “the greatest teacher one could have ever hoped for” consulted on this wine. Denis was quite literally born into wine, in Pauillac. He spent a decade as winemaker for Chateau Latour, and churned out so many 95-100 point wines for Napa wineries (notably Blankiet and Kapcsándy) before his untimely death in 2016.

This locals only, insider type wine pays tribute to the Wappo tribe’s name for Mount St Helena. Kanamoto means “human mountain”. That makes sense because it ERUPTS from the glass with rich blackcurrant, dried black cherry, brambly wild blackberry, tobacco leaf, spicecake, and semisweet baking chocolate carried by dusty, ganache-like tannins into a lengthy finish. There’s definitely an old school flair too, with pencil lead, tobacco and cedar working into the mix. Heady, crazy complex - truly a bottle you won’t forget anytime soon!

This was a singular side project, rising from two very passionate and skilled winemakers. You’ll never see any more vintages, and we bought up every last bottle we could. At 50% off you’re getting an immense once-in-a-lifetime deal. You simply need to taste this - assuming it doesn’t sell out too quickly!

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What the Winery Says 2014 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Kanamota
Kanamota
Winemaker
Mario Roam Sculatti
Consulting winemaker
Denis Malbec
Varietals
82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot
Vintage
2014
Appellations
Yountville & Coombsville, Napa Valley
Alcohol
14.3%
pH
3.68
Aging
24 months
Barrels
75% new French oak

About the Winery Kanamota

Kanamota Winemaker Mario Roam Sculatti
Kanamota Winemaker Mario Roam Sculatti
Kanamota 2014 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml Wine Bottle
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Kanamota 2014 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml Wine Bottle
Offer Expired Jun 04, 2020 at 11:59 pm
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Price Redacted
$58.00
Elsewhere