Our Diamond Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon is harvested from southern facing slopes just north of Diamon Mountain Road. Our Cabernet Sauvignon grapes benefit from the well-draining volcanic soils and direct sunlight, resulting in grapes with brighter acidity and full-bodied, well-structured tannins.
Our 2014 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon opens with mulled spice aromas with a nice minerality. A lovely dark color, this wine coats the palate nicely with flavors of currant, elderberry and a touch of white pepper. This is a very structured wine with nice firm tannins that will age gracefully over the years.
Our 2014 Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon exudes aromas of blackberry and allspice with subtle notes of thyme. Flavors of toasted oak and jam mingle on the palate with a touch of tobacco. Fine-grained tannins and perfect acidity lead way to a long and velvety finish.
A deep garnet-purple color in the glass, our 2015 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon showcases aromas of intense plum preserves and exotic spice notes that leap from the glass. This full-bodied, rich yet decadent Cabernet features intense flavors of dark fruit, chocolate, eucalyptus and a hint of cedar. Grainy tannins lead to a lively and long, opulent finish.
A deep garnet-purple in the glass, our 2016 Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon opens with beautiful aromas of black currant and cherry with a touch of cedar. Flavors of red currant, chocolate and tobacco lead to a medium to full-bodied palate. Firm and grainy tannins are complimented by a very long, fruity and uplifting finish.
Our 2014 Rutherford Merlot opens with rich aromas of marionberry, cherry and hints of forest floor and roasted portobello mushroom. The medium tannins and brightness on the mid-palate makes this Merlot very drinkable. The tannins are like a light dusting of cocoa on the finish with a slight gravelly minerality.
Our 2015 Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon opens with enticing aromas of black cherries with a hint of mushrooms and earth. On the palate, this wine bursts open with flavors of dark plums and black tea with balanced mineral notes that leads to a long, satisfying finish. Focused and structure driven, the wine has more tannins and more grip that make this a wine to be enjoyed now or cellared for the next 10+ years.
94 points, Wine & Spirits | 94 points, Wine AdvocateOur 2014 Stag's Leap Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of intense red fruits with notes of pomegranate and fresh cut strawberry. The silky entry leads to a supple and balanced palate with nicely resolved tannins and flavors of raspberry preserve. This is a wine to be enjoyed now or cellared for the next 10+ years.
Our 2014 St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon offers enticing aromas of fresh raspberry, strawberry and brandied cherries. Flavors of raspberry compote, Santa Rosa plum, and sweet vanilla are complemented by a touch of allspice and coffee notes on the finish. This is a nicely balanced wine with a broad entry, sweet tannins and a balance of depth and density that lead to a long, satisfying finish.