Pella Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Rutherford
Napa Valley 2006

Pella Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Rutherford
Napa Valley 2006
Pella Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Retail Price: $100
DDWA Score: 92
Value Rating: 1.9
Ok Value
Wine Factor: 2
Date Posted: September 8, 2021
Cases Produced: 95
Where to Buy:
KNA Wines

Showing focused dark red cherry, plum sauce and raspberry liqueur, the 2006 Pella Cabernet is keenly focused and impressively fresh 15 years post-harvest. Cedar, cassis and cigar wrapper aromas complement the lovely, deep fruits. Bottle age gifts the wine with the slightest cremini mushroom umami-ness that will assuredly develop over time. While on its long plateau of optimal drinking, the consumer has the option to drink tonight or hold until the 2030s. While I can’t justify a higher value rating for this wine, in context of quality Napa Cab with bottle age, the Pella 2006 is a very good value.

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Pella Cabernets are owned & made by the miniscule “mom & pop” KNA Winery. Pella is their daughter. KNA recently released a five year vertical, 2003 to 2007, of “Star Lane” Cabernet from Rutherford, Napa Valley floor. I’m a particular fan of this 2006 as well as the Pella 2003.

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