With a nose of brambleberry, spice, and tobacco, the 2018 Hollis Cabernet Sauvignon is bold and dark in aroma and structured on the palate. Flavors of chocolate, blackcurrant, and blueberry line the palate of this classic, full-bodied Napa Valley Cab. The smooth tannins lead into the long and full finish.
Sourced from the Max Vineyard in Yountville and our own estate vineyard, Hollis is fruit forward and balanced with well integrated French oak. Hand picked and sorted, Hollis is is a great expressions of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon crafted with care by our family winemaker, Blair Guthrie.
Aged 22 months in 50% new French oak barrels. Whole-berry fermentation in stainless steel fermenters followed by wet cap immersion, totaling 25 days of extended maceration.
Hollis is the second label to Stewart Cellars and is perfect for Cabernet bargain shoppers. 100% Napa Valley Cabernet, sourced from such highly esteemed vineyards as Stagecoach, State Lane and Crystal Springs, made by Blair Guthrie and consulting winemaker Paul Hobbs, at an incredible price! The Hollis is accessible now with engaging and rich, fruit forward components dominated by cassis, black cherry and tobacco. It offers a muscular mid-palate full of soft tannins with notes of chocolate and coconut husk and it has a very long, lingering finish.