There are sensations of blueberry, sweet oak and a touch of embers on the nose. The palate is bold with more bright blue fruit, black cherry finesse and structure from front to middle. Power and restraint are the key points.
92 points, Wine Enthusiast (Sept. 1, 2012): “Ripe blackberry jam, mocha, crème de cassis and spicy, toasty oak flavors combine to make this Cabernet a real blast of enjoyment. It’s soft enough to drink now, yet has a lovely texture..."
90 points, Connoisseurs’ Guide (Aug. 12): “…generous young wine…full and very well-balanced…”
Food pairings Italian cuisine, steak, roast beef and veal.
Just 425 cases made. Enjoy now or cellar up to 18 years.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club