2005 Star Lane Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Astral11 Ratings
2005 Star Lane Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Astral
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Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesA few issues back, Star Lane's basic Cabernet earned glowing praise, and this, its fancier sibling, does the same. Big, optimally ripened and positively plush on the palate, it delivers a wealth of luscious, curranty fruit with the sweet, vanilla-bean trappings of first-rate oak making it all the more enticing. It is so fruity that its late-arriving tannins come as a surprise reminder that it is still very young, and a better wine will yet await the collector who can exercise five years of patien...