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Arcudi 'Terramagra' Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

by Arcudi 2019

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Producer : Arcudi

Region : Napa Valley (USA)

Bottle Per Case : 6 x 750 ml

Food Pairing : Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables, Steak

Tasting Notes

I was especially impressed with Tony Arcudi's wines this year. Arcudi has the magic touch when it comes to finding that elusive balance at Stagecoach where the tannins are tamed and the wines retain energy. Arcudi's new Terramagra Cabernet is a great choice for readers on a budget. It is a blend from a number of top sites that can't be disclosed, but that are about as good as it gets. The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Terramagra is a new, value-priced wine from Tony Arcudi. The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Terramagra is a new, value-priced wine from Tony Arcudi. A vibrant, mid-weight Cabernet, the 2019 possesses terrific energy and freshness. Blue/purplish fruit, lavender, spice, menthol and licorice. Fresh floral accents lift the finish. The 2019 is an absolute steal. Don't miss it. - Antonio Galloni

Specs

Bottles Per Case 6 Pack
Cellaring Cellar
Sweetness Descriptor XD - Extra Dry See Sweetness Chart
Bottle Size 750 ml
Producer Arcudi
Region Napa Valley (USA)
Alcohol 14.5%
Style Warm and spicy reds
Vintage 2019
Farming Method Sustainable
Grapes 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot
Food Pairing Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables, Steak
Descriptors Earthy, Floral, Fruity, Mineral
Wine Type Red
Wood Presence Oaked
Body Medium
Price of Case $599.94

The Producer

Arcudi

From Naval missile navigation engineer to product manager for IBM to award-winning winemaker, Tony Arcudi’s path to Napa Valley was not of the straight and narrow variety. Arcudi, winemaker and owner of the eponymously named ARCUDI Wines, was closing in on his fourth decade when he finally decided to indulge his viticultural passion. At age 38, the Boston native hopped in his car and drove west to the land of vinous opportunity, not knowing what might await but feeling that it was a now-or-never proposition.

'I’d had a great career in the tech sector where I enjoyed promotion after promotion, but it just wasn’t for me,' said Arcudi, whose early experiences helping his mom in the kitchen inspired a love of good food and wine. 'I was doing a lot of cooking, and I bought and studied wine, but it was merely a hobby. I felt I was doing the right thing, the practical thing, by sticking with my tech job.'

A particular glass of Châteauneuf du Pape, enjoyed in his late 20s, sealed his fate. 'That glass shook me to the bone,' said Arcudi, who also serves as winemaker at Kapcsándy Family Wines in addition to assistant winemaker at Fantesca under head winemaker Heidi Barrett. 'At that moment, wine for me went from simply being a beverage to being something one can experience fully. That was my a-ha wine moment. I was living a life of acedia, longing for something purposeful and fulfilling, and then and there, I knew I was missing my calling.'

His desire to study enology and viticulture at the University of California, Davis, was met with derision. A high school grad with mediocre grades, he was told by the UCD admissions director to get his associate’s degree and try again. So he did, ultimately receiving the coveted UCD Regents Scholarship. Following his graduation from the program, Arcudi went on to earn a viticulture internship at prized Stagecoach Vineyards and a fellowship from the International Wine and Food Society. While working as an associate winemaker at Nickle & Nickle, Arcudi met Barrett at a winemaker’s conference; she was intrigued with his Naval experience, as her father-in-law had also served on Navy submarines. After a successful blind tasting where Barrett and her team asked Arcudi to describe three wines, Barrett hired him in 2009 to assist her as associate winemaker at Fantesca. He has been at her side ever since, while simultaneously launching his own labels – ARCUDI in 2012 and TERRAMAGRA by ARCUDI in 2021 – as well as serving as head winemaker at Kapcsándy, where he earned two 100-point ratings on his first vintage, followed by a third 100-point score with a 2018 vintage wine.

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