2002 Santa Rita Casa Real Cabernet Sauvignon
Color: Ruby red with good intensity Bouquet: A commanding bouquet of ripe fruit, sweet plum and black currant, exquisitely mingled with delicate notes of leather, tobacco, vanilla and clove, enhanced by subtle nuances of mint and exotic spices. Taste: Highly concentrated, intensely flavored and rich in tannins, with a full, magnificent body and a remarkable, sleek finish. Serving suggestions: Enjoy with steaks, venison, game birds and ripe blue cheeses. "Santa Rita's flagship is the Casa Rea...
Wine Spectator"Big and brawny, with impressive concentration for the vintage, this touts black currant, fig, bittersweet chocolate and grilled sage flavors followed by powerful, loamy tannins on the finish. Best from 2007 through 2011. 600 cases made. - JM"