Our 2013 vintage, a deep garnet in the glass, reveals aromas of blackberry, black tea and cassis with a touch of baking spice. The plush entry hits the palate with flavors of warmed berry and allspice balanced with a hint of oak. Sweet tannins and a structured finish result in a balanced wine that is a true expression of the varietal and its terroir.
Our 2013 Diamond Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon offers up mountainside aromatics of briary bright red fruit and notes of mocha and roasted oolong tea. Upon the dense mid-palate, mulling spices and plum are complemented with big mountain tannins and hints of cherry and peppercorn. This wine presents a nice structure intertwined with complex aromas.
This classic Coombsville Cabernet Sauvignon opens with hearty aromas of black currants and roasted Portobello mushrooms. Deeply colored in the glass, this exquisite Cabernet offers deep flavors of Oolong Black Tea and warm fruit pie. This full bodied wine has a sweet tannin entry and a supple, lingering finish with silky tannins. Try it with a seared filet mignon or pan roasted veal chops.
Our 2012 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon opens with bold aromas of mocha and star anise. Displaying classic Oakville structure, this deliciously complex wine boasts flavors of cassis berry, milk chocolate and subtle spice that coat the palate. With supple, silky tannins, the 2012 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon culminates in a long, smooth finish.
96 Pts. Robert Parker's Wine AdvocateOur 2013 Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of black cherry and blackberry with a touch of wet stone. Flavors of dark chocolate syrup and Tahitian vanilla with a mocha finish are complemented with bold, well integrated tannins and a supple mouthfeel. This is a big, gutsy wine that will pair well with seared filet mignon or veal chops.
With inviting aromas of fresh strawberry rhubarb pie and red fruits, our 2012 St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon tempts the palate. Rich flavors of vanilla and creme caramel are balanced by dark red fruit characteristics and a touch of oak. This Cabernet Sauvignon has a broad entry with a harmonious balance of density and depth, and sweet tannins then lead to a long, satisfying finish.
In the Stags Leap District, the soils and climate gives its Cabernet characteristic softness and intensity. Our inaugural vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon from this AVA showcases these characteristics beautifully, imparting a lushness and power to the wine that can only be achieved in Stags Leap.
The 2012 Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of jammy blackberry pie, cassis berry and a touch of spice. Upon the palate this wine is dense with structured tannins and luscious flavors of dark cherries, star anise and hints of caramel. The velvet tannins lead way to a satisfying finish.
Our 2013 Rutherford Merlot opens with rich aromas of black cherry and hints of rose petals. Flavors of ripe blackberry, black licorice and dark chocolate are accented with spicy oak and dust. Big and powerful, this wine is well-structured with classic Rutherford tannins and a long, satisfying finish.