This Cabernet Sauvignon boldly boasts its Rutherford AVA sourcing with its great saturation of color, aromas and flavors. Its massive brambly blackberry, cassis and black plum expression intermingles with nuances of earthy forest loam, mocha, pipe tobacco, caramel and sweet oak spices. The structured “Rutherford dust” tannins give this wine its dense texture and expansive mouthfeel, while balanced acidity from the excellent growing season adds vibrancy.
Wine Spectator(1990 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/93
Wine Spectator(1993 Vintage) Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/96
Robert Parker(2012 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/21/2014