Wines Of Substance

The original thought was to be a one wine brand, with a single minded vision to produce the best value-priced Cabernet Sauvignon in America. How do you go about this? Traditional winemaking. Natural fermentations. Barrel-aging. Plus, bottling unfiltered and unfined. In essence, making the wines in small batch winemaking integrity, but doing so on a larger scale. The wine is black. The label definitively says, "This is Cabernet Sauvignon." With the CS, you know who made this wine: Charles Smith. There is also the single vineyard, single expression, Bordeaux varietals (ex: Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot) produced in very limited quantities. Let's not to forget, the single vineyard Loire-style Substance Sauvignon Blanc. This is the newest chapter in the history books of Charles Smith and his wines.

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Wines of Substance Walla Walla Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
94  Jeb Dunnuck 
Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate 94 “The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Jack’s Vineyard offers up rich aromas of red and blackcurrants, espresso roast, burning embers and brown sugar. On the palate, it’s full-bodied, rich and lavish, with an ample core of fruit, melting tannins, loads of savory complexity
Item Number: 33422
Bottle:$38.95
Case: $467.40
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Wines of Substance Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 Precise and vibrantly structured, with black cherry, espresso and spice flavors that take on richness toward polished tannins. Drink now through 2024- Tim Fish May 2019  Oblique, deep, dark and dense. Ya, this Cabernet Sauvignon as astonishing depth in color and flavor.
Item Number: 31514
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Wines of Substance Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
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93  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 93 "The largest production cuvée, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon was vinified in tank before being pressed to barrel where it went through malo. Aged 13 months in barrels, its vibrant purple color is followed by a terrific bouquet of blueberries, cassis, scorched earth, and spice. Deep,

Wines of Substance Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "One of the best values I’ve tasted in a long time, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon from the team at K Vintners was hand-harvested, natively fermented and aged all in French oak. Smoking good notes of cassis, black currants and hints of plum all emerge from this rich, beautifully

Wines of Substance Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-92 "Tasted out of barrel, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon should be just as good as the 2013. Seeing all native yeast, 42 days on skins, 12 months in French oak and bottled unfined and unfiltered, it offers classic plum and blackberry fruit intermixed with ample licorice, toasted bread

Wines of Substance Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-93 "Another stunner from the team at Charles Smith, the 2013 Substance is a Cabernet Sauvignon dominated blend that comes from the higher elevation vineyards of Goose Ridge and Frenchman Hills. Harvested in early November and aged in 40-50% new French oak, it sports gorgeous aromas