(From 2006 Vintage) The 2006 CabernetSauvignon shows a great balance between fruit and structure. The wine’s multi-layered flavors represent both the sweet and the savory—cassis, dried bing cherry and huckleberry alongside grilled herbs, smoked meats anda touch of eucalyptus. The front and mid-palate are fruit-driven and lush, leading toward a more structured, textural finish, indicative of the age worthiness of this Cabernet. The Cabernet Sauvignon can be enjoyed with a myriad of dishes including Passion fruit Marinated Skirt Steak, Sweet Thai Style Rib Roast, grilled leeks, portobello mushrooms, beef dishes and blackberry sauce.
(From 2001 Vintage) Chalk Hill Estate's newest Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon speaks clearly of the highly acclaimed 2001 vintage and continues the unmistakable quality and stylistic thread that has been evident in our previous vintages. Our rigorous viticultural standards, including: strict adherence to low yields, leaf pulling to promote maturity and color, and multiple passes through the vineyard to harvest only those clusters at maximum ripeness. This commitment to quality winegrowing is applied to all our fa...
Wine AdvocateRating: 88/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 87 on Jun-93