Dark ruby in color with a short purplish rim.
Strong nose of blueberries, blackberries, licorice, cedar, cloves, vanilla, spices, coffee, earth, eucalyptus, peppercorn and graphite.
Full-bodied, elegant and smooth, with medium acidity and long legs.
Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, black plums, black cherries, oak, vanilla, licorice, spices, tobacco, chocolates, light herbs and peppercorn.
Medium finish with fine tannins and spicy chili powder.
This is a very nice Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles. Very typical and consistent. Showing mild complexity with a nice mouthfeel.
Good by itself or with food. A nice sipping wine by the porch. The tangy ending makes it interesting.
Wine Enthusiast 87 points.
Good right out of the bottle and gets some more structure after an hour of airtime. Really enjoyable.
Aged for 18 months in oak barrels.
14.5% alcohol by volume.