On the nose, spice, bay leaf and sweet chocolate are an enticing hint of pleasures to come in this youthful Cabernet Sauvignon. Flavors of berries, black currants and ripe pomegranate meld with a pleasing texture, bright acids and friendly tannins.
93 points, Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar (May/June 2010): “…Pungent, assertively spicy scents of red and black currant, licorice, pipe tobacco and cocoa powder, plus a sexy floral quality…sweet red and dark berry flavors, a candied cherry note and an exotic rose pastille nuance..."
Food pairings: Dishes that would pair well with this wine include leg of lamb, grilled steak or meaty fish like salmon or swordfish.
Enjoy now or hold for 20 years.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.