Bond Quella Napa Red 2016 750ml
Bond Quella Always a “wow” wine, the 2016 Quella doesn’t disappoint, showing its classic, savory, mineral style as well as stunning notes of blueberries, plums, spice box, herbs de Provence, and melted licorice. This full-bodied, ripe, powerful wine has a wealth of tannins yet leans on its depth of fruit and opulence at the moment. It needs 7-8 years of bottle age, but it’s a rock-star Napa Valley Cabernet that will keep for three decades.
The 2016 Quella is bright, focused, and also one of the more tightly wound wines in this range today. Savory and aromatic, the Quella impresses for its precision and captivating beauty. Intensely savory and aromatic, the 2016 is a Cabernet built on energy and tension. Time in the glass brings out a range of licorice, sage, spice, tobacco, and cedar overtones, but more than anything else, the Quella is a wine of completeness and harmony that has really come together well over the last year.