(1995 Vintage) Soft, round, and complex, this luscious maturing Cabernet is surprisingly youthful in the nose and on the palate. Aromas of blackberry, black cherry, black pepper, plums and humidor tobacco rise up in the nose. Full of ripe earthy, berry fruit in the mouth with a voluptuous full body, the firm, well balanced tannins provide the perfect structure for this elegant example of Library Selection Cabernet Sauvignon.Rich, classic dishes like coq au vin, osso buco, rosemary leg of lamb, and roasted duckl...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(2004 Vintage) 8% Merlot; 1% Cabernet Franc; 1% Petit Verdot. Ripe enough for its cassis- and cherry-like fruit to be nicely concentrated and taking on attractively rich notes of creme brulee and caramel in both its aromas and supple-textured palatal impressions, this wine is fairly full in bottle and holds on well at the end despite its light to medium tannins. Its solid structure and ample depth will hold it in good stead for four to six years.