Winery Dana - Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery Dana Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

4.7
Note - 1 Note - 1 Note - 1 Note - 1 Note - 0.5
(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters consider this wine to be one of the best in the world.
The Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon of Winery Dana is a red wine from the region of Rutherford in California.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or game (deer, venison).
The Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon of the Winery Dana is in the top 20 of wines of United States and in the top 20 of wines of Rutherford.

Taste structure of the Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from the Winery Dana

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon of Winery Dana in the region of California is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

On the nose the Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon of Winery Dana in the region of California often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit.

Details and technical informations about Winery Dana's Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon.

Winery
Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Alcohol
15.2°
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Cabernet-Sauvignon

Cabernet-Sauvignon noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. Cabernet-Sauvignon noir can be found in many vineyards: South-West, Loire Valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Armagnac, Rhone Valley, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Last vintages of this wine

Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon - 2015
In the top 20 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.5 1 1 1 1 0.5
Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon - 2014
In the top 20 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.5 1 1 1 1 0.5
Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon - 2013
In the top 20 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.4 1 1 1 1 0
Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon - 2012
In the top 20 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.7 1 1 1 1 0.5
Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon - 2011
In the top 20 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.6 1 1 1 1 0.5
Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon - 2010
In the top 20 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.9 1 1 1 1 1
Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon - 2009
In the top 20 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.9 1 1 1 1 1

The best vintages of Helms Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from Winery Dana are 2009, 2010, 2008, 2007 and 2012.

Informations about the Winery Dana

The winery offers 6 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 4.6.
This winery is part of the Dana Estates.
It is in the top 3 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Rutherford in the region of California

The Winery Dana is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 6 wines for sale in the of Rutherford to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine California
In the top 30 of of United States wines
In the top 25 of of Rutherford wines
In the top 50 of red wines
In the top 65 wines of the world

The wine region of Rutherford

The wine region du Rutherford is located in the region of Napa Valley in California in United States. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Frank Family or the Domaine Scarecrow produce mainly wines red, white and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Rutherford are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet franc, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Rutherford often reveals types of flavors of cherry, menthol or green apple and sometimes also flavors of peach, citrus or tropical.


The wine region of California

California is the largest and most important wine region in the United States. It represents the southern two-thirds (850 miles or 1,370 kilometers) of the country's west coast. (Oregon and Washington make up the rest. ) The state also spans nearly 10 degrees of latitude.

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The word of the wine: Confit

Said of red wines that offer a very ripe nose of red and black fruits reminiscent of jam. On the palate, these aromas are dominant, the wine is very fleshy and round, and leaves an impression of sweetness on the finish that weighs it down.

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