(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...
Wine Advocate(1997 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.
Wine Spectator(1997 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.