(2004 Vintage) Blend: 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 1.5% Cabernet Franc, 1% Sangiovese, .5% Petite Verdot, 4% Petite Sirah, .5% Syrah, .5% Barbera The Louis M. Martini Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits a deep garnet, color with intense aromas of cedary oak, currents and black cherries. Concentrated flavors of ripe plums, chocolate and tobacco marry perfectly with the oak nuances. A well structured wine that is balanced with firm, velvety tannins that culminate in a long, elegant finish. This wine i...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(2000 Vintage) 19% Merlot. Far and away the preferred bottling over its lesser mates below, Martini's Napa Valley version is a medium-deep, well-defined Cabernet that presents attractive cherry and cassis themes with a helpful dollop of creamy oak. Its nicely measured tannins will support a bit of time in the cellar, and three or four years of age will find it at its peak.