Napa Valley Cabernet is primarily a blend of cabernet from three of Napa’s greatest sub-districts: Stags Leap, Oakville, and Rutherford. Dense garnet in the glass with a perfectly ripe and elegant nose. Vibrant aromas of crushed plums and crème de cassis are elegantly framed by dark chocolate and black licorice notes. The wine is firm across the palate with exceptional balance and a powerful structure that is just beginning to develop in the bottle.
10/13 tasting was exceptional and definitely not light! Kept well over time and wish I had more. 2.) Earlier tasting at time of purchase; maybe 2010 follows: Lighter than expected and raspberry colored after opening; slight disappointment for a big cab person but enjoyed this wine! Has genuine depth w/increasing notes of Syrah over time; finished at day 5.
firm across palate; exceptional balance; hold for awhile; $100 bottle.
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