A combination of Merlot (18%), Cabernet Franc (2%), Petit Verdot (4%), and Cabernet Sauvignon (76%) creates well-integrated flavors, deep color, and balance. The bouquet offers distinct notes of cassis, black cherry, and cocoa. The aromatic qualities of the Petit Verdot marry well with the soft, alluring flavors of Merlot and complement the masculine tannins of the Cabernet Sauvignon. Jordan 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon has a rich texture and opulent flavors, complemented by a restrained framework o...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines18% Merlot; 4% Petit Verdot; 2% Cabernet Franc. As has been the case with Jordan Cabernets of recent years, this overpriced and underfilled wine comes up as a weakling and is so light in fruity mass that its moderate tannins overstay their welcome. It fails to convince that it has anywhere good to go and should be drunk up over the next few years.
International Wine CellarDeep red color. Blackcurrant and cherry cola aromas are complicated by musky tobacco and mocha; becomes more oak-spicy with aeration. Medium-weight dark fruit flavors are firmed by youthful tannins and gain weight on the back end. Pliant, juicy and youthfully primary, with good balance and no excess weight.