This wine offers up deep, perfumed aromas of intense but graceful blueberry and smoky-sweet cedar. It is elegant yet not overwhelming, with beautiful European flair, solid structure and excellent tannins. The well-integrated layers of flavor lead to a long and rich finish.
The final blend was 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc and 5% Merlot.
95 points, “Cellar Selection,” Wine Enthusiast (March 2012): “A terrific wine, smooth, complex and ageworthy…it shows mountain intensity of fruit, with a molten core of blackberries and black currants. The tannins are big-time, yet smooth and refined…the finish is elaborate in fruits and spices. A monument to what this fine winery can achieve at the top level…”
Enjoy now or hold up to 7 years.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club