Wines Rated 90+ Points
In 2011, our very first release of YAO MING Family Reserve received 98 Points from Robert Parker. Since then, every vintage we've released has received at least 90 Points or more from one of the world's top wine critics, including James Suckling, Virginie Boone, Steve Heimoff, Antonio Guloni, James Dunnuck and more.
The Crown Jewel of our portfolio, the 2014 YAO MING Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is the purest expression of varietal and terroir that we create. An exceptionally limited wine, this year's vintage is available exclusively through our wine club and at the Tasting Room.
Our Napa Crest Red Wine is our tip of the hat to the great blends of Bordeaux. A proprietary blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot from premiere vineyards in south Napa, Oakville and St. Helena, the 2014 reflects another outstanding vintage that's drinkable now and will reveal even more complexity over the next five to seven years.
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Yao Family Wines is proud to present our signature bottling, the YAO MING Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2015 has all the balanced power and finese that are the trademarks of our Cabernet, but with an intense purity that is a distinct hallmark of the vintage. 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot, aged in 100% French oak (65% new) for 18 months. Rated 93 Points by Robert Parker, this wine will make a beautiful addition to your cellar.
Our most critically-accalimed Napa Crest Red Wine to date, the 2015 tips its hat to its Bordeaux heritage while embracing its Napa pedigree. A delicious blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot from our Oakville and St. Helena properties, te 2015 Napa Crest Red Wine is perfect for everyday sipping and as an accompanyment to your family' favorite dishes.
94 Points, James Suckling
Yao Family Wines is proud to release our 2015 YAO MING Family Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, the highest expression of Cabernet we produce. The 2015 is a gorgeous, balanced and refined reflection of one of Napa's finest vintages, and perhaps our most widely-acclaimed bottling to date.
"Top 100 Wine of 2016, 96 Points," ~ James Suckling
From one of the most celebrated vintages in the history of Napa Valley comes one of the most acclaimed wines produced by Yao Family Vineyards. The 2013 YAO MING Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is destined to be a classic, displaying an unprescedented level of balance, elegance, structure and ageability.
Named In "The Top 100 Red Wines of Napa in 2016" by James Suckling