Floral, leather, fresh earth and dried currant scents are firm and chewy in this full-bodied and structured red, with gripping tannins that end with a gravelly, pebbly aftertaste.
(From 2006 Vintage) With lively aromatics and rich, complex flavors, our 2006 Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon captures the famous attributes of Napa Valley's famous Rutherford region. The wine's aromas open with lush black cherry and blackberry character, infused with subtle hints of mocha, flinty minerality and black tea. Its expansive fruit flavors are packed with ripe berry, currant and plum—-with dark chocolate and toffee nuances—that persist on the palate. Balanced acidity and ripe, muscular tannins frame the midpalate flavors. This wine's graceful style and cocoa powder finish make it a truly classic Rutherford Dust Cabernet Sauvignon.
Ken's Wine Guide(From 2005 Vintage) We were at the Boston Wine Expo and had the opportunity to try this gem with winemaker Tom Rinaldi. This very dark opaque purple wine opens with a nice black cherry like bouquet with hints of mushro...
Wine & Spirits(From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 12/08.
Wine Advocate(From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03
Wine Spectator(From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/03
Wine & Spirits(From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine