Hundred Acre Dark Ark 2016 ( Case of 2 )

15.5% | 75cl

RM 9,352

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The 2016 Hundred Acre “Dark Ark” features a complex nose with earthy, meaty aromas, giving way to truffles, damp soil, and crushed rocks, followed by rich dark fruits like crème de cassis, black cherry, and fruitcake, with savory undertones. Its palate is intense with a velvety texture and fruit purity, balanced by subtle oak. The finish is long, encouraging further savoring of this bold, well-structured Napa Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Hundred Acre Dark Ark 2016 ( Case of 2 )

Hundred Acre Dark Ark 2016. The 2016 Hundred Acre “Dark Ark” Cabernet Sauvignon is a highly esteemed wine, presenting a ‘dark expression’ of the Ark Vineyard. It has been awarded 100 points by Wine Advocate, indicating its exceptional quality. The wine exhibits a deep garnet-black color, and its aromatic profile is notably earthy and meaty. It gradually unveils layered notes of damp soil, truffles, and crushed rocks. These earthy qualities precede a rich core of crème de cassis, black cherry compote, and fruitcake, which are further accented by wafts of beef drippings and wild fungi, adding to its complex and profound nose​​​​.

The wine comes in a standard 750ml bottle and has an alcohol by volume (ABV) content of 15.5%, which is relatively high for a red wine, contributing to its bold and robust character​​​​.

The 2016 Hundred Acre “Dark Ark” is a reflection of the meticulous winemaking practices that focus on intensity, depth, and the expression of terroir. It is made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, which are known for their potential to create deeply flavored and highly structured wines. This particular vintage is indicative of the winery’s commitment to producing wines of great purity and complexity​​.

Given its high ratings and the depth of character described, the 2016 Hundred Acre “Dark Ark” is a wine that would likely benefit from proper cellaring, potentially developing further complexity over time. It stands as a testament to the high-quality viticulture and winemaking found in Napa Valley’s Howell Mountain region.

Additional information
Alcohol %

15.5%

Brand

Country

USA

Region

Napa Valley

Volume

75cl