(From 2003 Vintage) Just beautiful California claret."-Wine EnthusiastCinq Cépages ("Five Varieties") is a Bordeaux-style blend consisting of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon,10% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec, and 2% Petit Verdot. Each component is aged separately for two years in small French oak barrels (56% new) before blending. Once the wine is assembled, it spends six months in thebottle before release.Fruit for this Cabernet Sauvignon was selected from the finest Bordeaux variety vineyards in Sonoma County...
Robert ParkerRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 120
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/05