The below list is pulled from the over 1,600 reviews published in the latest “Napa Valley’s 2018s” report and features the top Cabernet Sauvignons at less then $100. While value can be hard to define and depends on many factors, the below list encompasses wines I believe punch well above the price point, and these all compete with wines at 2 to 3 times the price.

RANK WINE PRICE SCORE
1 2018 Bevan Cellars Ontogeny $95 99
2 2018 Lewelling Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Wight Vineyard $90 97
3 2018 Lerner Project Cabernet Sauvignon Project 18 $95 97
4 2018 Cardano Cabernet Sauvignon Black Fruit $75 96
5 2018 Raymond Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon District Collection Diamond Mountain $95 96
6 2018 William & Mary Wine Company Proprietary Red $95 96
7 2018 Galerie Cabernet Sauvignon Pleinair $65 95
8 2018 Lewelling Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon $65 95
9 2018 Lewis Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Mason’s $65 95
10 2018 Pezzato Cabernet Sauvignon $75 95
11 2018 Schrader Cabernet Sauvignon Double Diamond $75 95
12 2018 Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Coombsville $85 95
13 2018 Canard Vineyard Red Blend Adam’s Blend $85 95
14 2018 Raymond Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon District Collection Yountville $85 95
15 2018 Caterwaul Cabernet Sauvignon Regusci $95 95
16 2018 Raymond Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon District Collection Rutherford $95 95
17 2018 Castello di Amorosa Red Blend La Castellana $98 95
18 2018 Leviathan California Red Wine $40 94
19 2018 Venge Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Silencieux $60 94
20 2018 Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley Reserve $70 94
21 2018 Buoncristiani Family Winery Red Blend Serie Garagiste Meritage $70 94
22 2018 Ilaria Cabernet Sauvignon $70 94
23 2018 Bougetz Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Ardante $75 94
24 2018 Dominus Napanook $75 94
25 2018 Favia Cabernet Sauvignon Carbone $75 94
26 2018 La Pelle Cabernet Sauvignon $75 94
27 2018 Rivers Marie Cabernet Sauvignon $75 94
28 2018 Vineyard 29 Cabernet Sauvignon Cru $75 94
29 2018 Lail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Blueprint $80 94
30 2018 Frias Family Cabernet Sauvignon SMD $85 94
31 2018 Knighton Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Ava Grace $85 94
32 2018 Rocca Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Grigsby Vineyard $85 94
33 2018 Sodaro Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Felicity $85 94
34 2018 Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon Lyndenhurst $85 94
35 2018 Turnbull Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve $85 94
36 2018 CADE Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon $90 94
37 2018 Luna Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford $90 94
38 2018 Amici Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve $95 94
39 2018 Emerson Brown Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Rancho Pequeno Vineyard $95 94
40 2018 Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon RHF $95 94+
41 2018 Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Reserve $95 94+
42 2018 Mi Sueno Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Lynn’s Vineyard $95 94
43 2018 Raymond Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon District Collection Calistoga $95 94+
44 2018 Raymond Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon District Collection St Helena $95 94+
45 2018 Shafer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five $95 94
46 2018 Castello di Amorosa Cabernet Sauvignon Il Barone $98 94+
47 2018 Justice Cabernet Sauvignon Jurisdiction $99 94
48 2018 Moone Tsai Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley $99 94