Red Wine United States
Vine Hill Ranch 'VHR' Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Vine Hill Ranch 'VHR' Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley is a fan favorite for its bold, complex, and elegant flavor. Bursting with notes of blackberry, cassis, and cherry, this full-bodied red wine has a smooth finish that lingers on the palate. It's easy to see why this delicious Cabernet Sauvignon is so popular: it's an exquisite blend of fruit and spice that will tantalize your taste buds!
A Little Trivia
Vine Hill Ranch is one of the few Napa Valley wineries that allows visitors to drive their own vehicles through the vineyards. Visitors can experience the breathtaking views from inside their cars and enjoy a glass of wine in their car - what a unique and fun way to experience Napa Valley!
History of This Wine
Vine Hill Ranch (VHR) Cabernet Sauvignon is a single-vineyard wine from the Napa Valley. It was first planted in the late 1800s by the original owners, the Schramsberg family. The vineyard was later purchased by Bill Harlan and his wife, Molly, in 1989. Since then, VHR has become one of the most sought-after wines in Napa Valley.
Notable vintage years include 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2010. In 2005, VHR Cabernet Sauvignon won a double gold medal at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and was named “Best of Show” at the same event. In 2007, it earned a perfect 100-point score from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate. In 2009 and 2010, it earned 97-point scores from both Wine Advocate and Wine Spectator.
In addition to its success in competitions and ratings, Vine Hill Ranch has also been featured in several films including Bottle Shock (2008), Somm (2012), and A Walk in the Clouds (1995).
What To Serve With This Wine?
Vine Hill Ranch 'VHR' Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley is a bold, full-bodied red wine that pairs well with many types of food. Rich and robust dishes such as grilled steak, pork tenderloin, or lamb chops are ideal for this wine. Other dishes that pair nicely include hearty stews and braised meats, mushrooms in rich sauces, and aged cheeses. This wine also goes well with tomato-based pastas and pizzas as well as dark chocolate desserts.