The crown jewel of La Sirena, Cabernet Sauvignon is Heidi’s favorite varietal to work with, and the wine she is best-known for throughout her career. This Cabernet has all the makings of Heidi’s classic, elegant and balanced style, produced from some of the finest vineyards in Napa Valley.
Typically ~90% Cab. Sauv from Calistoga/St. Helena, blended with small amounts of Merlot, Cab Franc, and Petit Verdot.
100% French Oak barrels, 30% new for ~18 months
Typically 14.5% alcohol
400 cases produced
Suggested drinking range: Delicious upon release, cellaring for 5-10 years is great, but also has potential to last 20+ years stored properly. This wine ages beautifully.
Suggested pairings: Filet Mignon, Prime Rib, Kobe/Wagyu beef (any high quality red meat), roast duck with pomegranate sauce, ribs, veal chops, portobello mushrooms, grilled summer vegetables, Caprese salad.
Since 1996, Heidi has made Cabernet Sauvignon under the La Sirena label in the layered, Bordeaux-style blend that brought her such acclaim at Screaming Eagle and other cult wineries. For 25 vintages and counting, La Sirena Cabernet has maintained its position of excellence and gained fans all over the world for its complexity, elegance, and purity of fruit. Each year, La Sirena Cabernet is exemplary of the specific vintage, yet also maintains a lineage and consistency year to year that keeps fans and wine lovers coming back. Opulent and lush as a young wine, it’s also a favorite among collectors for its age-worthiness.