(From «nv» Vintage) The final blend for our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is approachable in its youth, with a soft texture and notable finesse, but also has the strength to carry forward for a decade or longer.
This is a powerful wine chock full of a myriad of flavors that keep developing. From herbaceous and spicy to currant and blueberry, these are the initial aromas which invite closer inspection. Black tea, bittersweet chocolate, bell pepper, black olive and herbs complete the bouquet. The wine has an enticing mouthfeel features supple, round tannins. Finally, a silky finish lingers with spicy hints of white pepper. All is packaged in subtle oak as a rounded and balanced wine. Will be memorable for ...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine(From 2006 Vintage) "Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine ( ) in the August 2010 issue. If arguably a slightly smaller scaled wine than its more opulent mates
Wine Spectator(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/02
Wine Advocate(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 141 on Jun-02
Robert Parker(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 150
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Dec-06