Jeb Dunnuck, 97 points
"Even better, with remarkable purity, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Jubilee is a thrill a minute and reveals a deep purple color as well as a huge perfume of black cherries, blackberries, graphite, and chocolate, with more and more floral and violet notes developing with time in the glass. Possessing a silky, expansive, layered texture, full body, awesome tannins, and again, thrilling purity of fruit. A blend of 96% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc that was fermented and aged 22 months in 80% new French oak, the only downside here is that there are just 50 cases (two barrels) made."
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 95 points
"Blended of 96% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Jubilee is very deep purple-black in color and is intensely scented of warm blackcurrants, blackberry compote and black plums with touches of fragrant soil, potpourri, cigar box and tapenade plus a waft of pencil shavings. Firm, full-bodied and built like a brick house, it has a solid, muscular black fruit profile and a long savory finish. 50 cases were made."
James Suckling, 94 points
"This is a dense and soft red with plum, chocolate and cedar character. Full-bodied, round and polished. Chewy and flavorful. Yet, it’s polished and juicy. A big wine, but shows focus and seriousness. Drink or hold."
Vinous, 90 points
"The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Jubilee is another potent wine from Sunshine Valley. A touch of Cabernet Franc (4%) is enough to add lift and brightness to the intense, richly textured fruit, winemaker Jean Hoefliger coaxes from this site in Oak Knoll. Powerful and resonant in all of its multiple dimensions, the 2016 is a winner."
Don’t miss it -- was $150 - today $99, plus free shipping on 2! Jeb Dunnuck 97, Wine Advocate 95, James Suckling 94...made by rockstar Jean Hoefliger!
A scant 2 BARRELS (50 cases) of this incredibly rare bottling were produced. Frankly, it’s amazing we got some at all! Needless to say, EXTREMELY limited. You’ll be one of the few people on Earth to have a bottle!
Swiss-born winemaker and now Napa Valley local, Jean Hoefliger, has made high-scoring, collectable wines for years at Alpha Omega, The Debate, and many more, and has several 100-point scores to his name. To see the rare Jubilee bottling from Sunshine Valley is pretty special, but at this price, it’s honestly jaw-dropping.