(2002 Vintage) The 2003 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon was created as a blend of several premier vineyards locatedin diverse microclimates around the valley with the majority of the fruit coming from local hillside ormountain vineyards. Overall production increased significantly this year due to the acquisition of newervineyard sources coupled with a growing demand for the wine."Our 2003 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon shows deep, rich fruit notes. Hints of spicy oak and vanillacomplement the concentrated ...
ruby/garnet appearance with alcohol and heat on the nose. hints of lavender amidst huge blue and black berry smells. Palate: huge fruit with soft tannins and balanced acidity and astringency. mouth watering fruitiness with a long smooth finish. Decanted a few hours at cave temps, and became even better.
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/04
Wine Spectator(2006 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/2009.