Vineyard Neighbors Screaming Eagle: 2020 Erikson & Caradin Bilateral Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville

Get ready to meet the star of the show: The 2020 Erikson & Caradin Bilateral Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville. Glowing with a fantastic 96-point review from The Tasting Panel, who charmingly describes it as "Strikingly handsome," we're totally on board.

Here’s the scoop on what truly makes this wine so captivating:

The Location

Erikson & Caradin Bilateral is an ode to Napa Valley's illustrious Oakville AVA. The vineyard is located just across from the renowned Screaming Eagle vineyard. This wine is a truly pristine Cabernet Sauvignon that shows an impressively ripe palate, displaying cassis, chocolate, and tobacco. Complex, deep, powerful, and well-structured… A total knockout!

The Estate:

The story of Erikson & Caradin began in 2013 when these two passionate wine lovers crafted a wine that was exclusively shared with friends and esteemed restaurants in the area, little did they know that they were on the path to becoming a highly respected, top-quality estate. The size increased, but their goal remained the same: To source the most remarkable Cabernet parcels from the most prestigious regions, setting a new benchmark of quality.

The Winemaker

Now, here's where things get seriously intriguing. The mastermind behind these phenomenal wines is none other than Kevin Morrisey. Brace yourself for an impressive lineup of credentials: he's honed his skills at Chateau Petrus, Stags' Leap, Etude, and Ehlers Estate. It's safe to say, Kevin's expertise is as robust as the flavors in every bottle.

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