2008 Melka CJ
CJ Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

This wine exhibits aromas of blueberry, anise and black currants along with subtle hints of Asian spices.  This full-bodied, dense and concentrated wine is packed with rich fruit flavors.  It possesses a velvety texture with a mouth feel full of layers.  This wine is the best expression of some of the great hillside vineyards in southern Napa Valley.

91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot
100% Napa Valley

Production: 1450 cases
Bottling: June 2010
Aging: 20 months in one year old French oak
Release: Fall 2010

Suggested Retail: $52.00


In 2008, CJ has surpassed our expectations of a wine with incredible depth and character.  This wine continues to epitomize the best value cabernet from Napa Valley.

– Cherie & Philippe Melka, proprietors