(2012 Vintage) The 2012 John C. Sullenger Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon opens with bright fruit aromas that jump from the glass. Plum and cherry fruits harmoniously pair with hints of chocolate, earth, and herb to make the wine rich and full. Toasty vanilla and cedar from the oak add depth, but the signature of this wine is its luxurious mouthfeel that expands on the middle palate.
93 WE The wine has an ultra-ripe fruit expression, similar to other classic Oakville Cabernets. The signature of this vineyard remains constant, with cherry and black cherry fruits layered with sweet herb, spice and cedar from the oak. Rich and coating, the mouthfeel of the 2006 is similar to the 2005 vintage. The middle palate is sweet and plush and the medley of flavors progress into a long, lingering finish.
- almost 4 years