1996 Groth Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
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Our Reserve Cabernet is distinguished from our Estate Cabernet at the very beginning in the vineyard. Selected portions of our Oakcross Vineyard are allowed further ripening time in order to intensify the rich cherry/berry characters that define our vineyard site. Distinctive notes of plum, black cherry, vanilla and spice are apparent in the extraordinary aroma and flavor profile of this Reserve vintage. A firm yet supple tannin backbone promises exceptional development and complexity from extend...
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>
User Tasting Note
cestradaCarries the fruit-forward, volatile acidity aspects of the California Cabs that I'm not a big fan of. Still, it is nice and complex, with a pleasant finish, but none of the silky texture or rich notes of others.