Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Wilmeth Vineyards 2019

Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Wilmeth Vineyards 2019
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2019 harvest was a monumental year for growth and yields, ending the season with indominable rains. It was a year to challenge the winemaking teams across Texas.

Alas, the Wilmeth family stays true, growing this fabulous Cabernet Sauvignon. Always a favorite, The Wilmeth Vineyard cab evokes images of West Texas soil and sunsets. . This particular vintage opens with a flint/gunpowder like nose, then opens to expose ripe fruits, stewed red fruit compote with a hint of green peppers, and boasts a mouthful of ripe cherries and blueberries, so juicy, they slip right off the palate, finishing with a pop of acidity and smooth tannins.

Aromatics: Green and black peppercorns, flint, brooding cherries, candied molasses

On the Palate: Uber-ripe blueberries and cherries, medium acidity and subtle tannins. 

Enjoy now, age 5-10 years

Decant a minimum 30 minutes

Serve 60-68ºF

Wine Specs
Cabernet Sauvignon
Texas High Plains
Vineyard Designation
Wilmeth Family's Diamante Doble Vineyards
Harvest Date
August, 2019
26.1 Brix
30 months in 70% American Oak (35% new); 30% French Oak barrels (20% new)
Bottling Date
February, 2021
Residual Sugar
Dry 0.3 g/L
Alcohol %
Wine Profile
Texas Best in Class - San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Wine Competition 2022, Gold - San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Wine Competition 2022, Gold - Lone Star International Wine Competition 2022
Vineyard Notes
Diamante Doble Vineyards: Cabernet Sauvignon (82%), Merlot (15%), Farmhouse Vineyards: Petit Verdot (1.6%), Bingham Family Vineyards: Cabernet Franc (1.4%)
Food Pairing Notes
Steak, Beef or Pork tenderloin, Beef Bourguignon, roasted fall vegetables, aged white cheddar cheese and for a treat, Candied pecans and Molasses cookies

Product Reviews

Rudy Cavazos's Gravatar
Rudy Cavazos
(Aug 17, 2023 at 4:59 PM)
This has to be one of my all-time favorites. I was always trying to figure out if it was aged in American or French oak and - surprise, it's both. If I only had 1 vintage and varietal from here on out, this would be it. Absolutely amazing to have with or without food. Thank you for producing this.

Deanie Smith's Gravatar
Deanie Smith
(Jan 6, 2024 at 8:16 AM)
This wine is supperb.

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