Original
64 Ratings
Spottswoode Family Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Details

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) Opaque deep purple. Packed. Lifted and perfumey. Voluptuous, with a great deal of youthful intensity, demonstrating primary blue and black fruit characters. An enticing potpourri of bakery aromas—chocolate-covered cherries, caramel, spice, coffee bean, boysenberry cream, black cherry, vanilla, crème brûlée, with hints of bay leaf and tobacco, and wonderful underlying minerality. Amazing balance, long finish, structured tannins. Built for aging. We are very excited about this highly anticipated vintage.

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/03