The 2020 vintage of Palmaz Cabernet provides a unique escape, transporting the senses direct to the vineyard it originates from. Nestled secretively beneath the hills of Mt. George, the vines tucked away from the rest of the Valley, its resulting wine represents the steadfast characteristics we’ve come to love and expect from this property. Aromas of tobacco and freshly tilled earth perfectly compliment a hint of vanilla and dark berries.
Shy at first, the 2019 Palmaz Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine that takes its time to show its true characteristics. Dark fruit and toasted oak explode from the glass to invite you in. Once the wine opens up, currants, smoky oak and bold tannins round out a luscious mid-palate.
Beautiful straight out of the glass! The 2018 vintage of Palmaz Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is well balanced and perfectly refined. The growing season was ideal; textbook spring and summer temperatures and generous sun exposure encouraged the grapes to thrive. The proof is in the bottle.
The 2017 vintage is one that rewards commitment, upon first sip it shows a fission-like tightness, the intense flavors desperate to explode on your palate. Soon enough, this sly yet alluring beauty allows flavors of fresh blackberries and ripe forest fruit to seep out and coat the palate.
With a greeting of freshly fired creme brûlée and toasted currant, the 2016 Palmaz Cabernet draws you in for a cozy embrace. Comforting flavors of vanilla, caramel, and baked boysenberry dance across the palate.
Feeling nostalgic about the end of summer? No worries, with aromas of summer rain on beached sandalwood, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon will bring you back. Smooth and refreshing at first sip, followed by gentle eruptions of mulberry and blackberry.
This vintage exhibits a unique exuberance upon release. The fresh aromas of red plum and currant are enlivened with luscious notes of praline and cocoa. The combination of these aromas evoke images of a warm inviting confectioner’s workshop enticing the child in you to step heedlessly in.
In 2013 we were able to manage a drought vintage with out damage to the fruit quality. The resulting wine exhibits exceptional concentrations both in structure and aromatics.
This wine is extroverted and braggadocios. The warm weather of 2012, consistent and almost euphorically pleasant, produced fruit with exceptional ripeness and plush tannins.
The 2011 vintage offers an elusive and refined character. While some Cabernets dazzle the palate with exciting single characteristics, this vintage draws in the taster with a compilation of well-tuned elements.
This compact and solidly built Cabernet offers aromas that finely resonate on the palate, from fresh blackberries to an alluring dusting of cayenne.
This unyielding, structured wine unwinds itself gracefully on the tongue with the measured pace of a grandfather clock. While tightly bound upon release, this vintage gratifies the collector with its restrained development and continued evolution.
This Cabernet exhibits a notable mid-palate with a dense, compact structure. The aroma is evocative of huckleberry saltwater taffy, with equal emphasis on fruit and floral.
The 2007 vintage garnered considerable attention upon release thanks to the ripe, juicy fruit characteristics of warm ripe plums and currant.
This vintage exhibits the curious duality of being both gentle and firm. The generous and open introduction leads to a structured, focused finish.
This beautifully proportioned Cabernet Sauvignon features equal parts fruit, spice and structure. The aromas are reminiscent of a blackberry-almond croissant, both fruit-forward and mouthwatering.
In 2004, production of Palmaz wines within the winery cave began. The use of gravity-flow methods sparked a shift to the elegant, balanced style that defines the wines today.
The aromas of this vintage are a crescendo of butterscotch and anise with a blueberry center. In the glass and the bottle, this wine is always evolving, opening up slowly over time.
Randy Dunn at Dunn Vineyards crafted this vintage using Palmaz grapes, as the winery cave was still under construction in 2002. As a result, this wine features the cellar-worthy structure that’s the hallmark of Dunn’s wines.
Randy Dunn handcrafted this 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon, the first wine release from the Palmaz family. The nuanced aromas of fresh pomegranate and dry oak leaves deepen with overtones of new leather.