Napa Valley 2016 & 2017 – Robert Parkers Wine Advocate

Pritchard Hill Region This is the first vintage of this wine. Composed of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Stagecoach vineyard on Pritchard Hill aged 20 months in 75% new French oak, the very deep purple-black colored 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill reveals exuberant crème de cassis, blueberry preserves and Black Forest cake scents with hints […]

Napa Valley’s Incredible 2016s – Jeb Dunnuck

Pritchard Hill Region Tony Arcudi has fashioned a brilliant 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill, which is all Cabernet that spent 20 months in 66% new French oak. Beautiful blue fruits, purple iris, spice, and forest floor notes all flow to a medium to full-bodied, seamless, and elegant 2016 that has moderate tannins and the purity […]

Napa Valley’s Extraordinary 2016 Cabernet Sauvignons – Antonio Galloni

The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Stagecoach Vineyard is just as impressive from bottle as it was from barrel. Rich and sumptuous in the glass, the 2016 is endowed with tons of personality. Tony Arcudi has done a terrific job in polishing the typically imposing young Stagecoach tannins. Super-ripe dark red cherry, crème de cassis, menthol, licorice […]

Jeb Dunnuck – Napa’s Exuberant, Powerful 2015s – December 2017

16 Howell Mountain Cabernet 94-96 “These 100% Cabernet Sauvignon cuvees are made by Tony Arcudi, who was formerly in the Navy before working for Michel Chapoutier in the Rhône and later for Heidi Barrett in Napa. Tony launched his own brand in 2012 and is also the consulting winemaker at Kapcsandy. His Cabernets are gorgeous.” […]

The Tasting Panel Magazine January/February 2017

MOST EXTRAORDINARYArcudi Wines 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Black Sears Vineyard, Howell Mountain ($150)yard As if the prestigious high-altitude appelation of Howell Mountain in the Napa Valley wasn’t unique enough, winemaker/owner Tony Arcudi makes this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from a single organic, biodynamic site— Black Sears Vineyard—the highest vineyard on Howell Mountain. Arcudi, once a missile navigation […]

Robert Parker – The Wine Advocate Issue 228 – Northern California Report

2013 Arcudi • Cabernet Sauvignon Black Sears Vineyard Coming from the famed Black Sears Vineyard, better known for its black bear as well as old vine Zinfandel, this is an interesting Cabernet Sauvignon from Tony Arcudi, who worked for Michel Chapoutier and Heidi Barrett before starting his own brand. His 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Black Sears […]