It’s my 7,000th review on vivino, so here is a gorgeous Napa Cabernet to celebrate with.
Dark ruby color with a wide brick/ reddish rim.
Gorgeous nose of blackberries, black plums, cooked cherries, figs, raisins, vanilla, cedar, earth, light vegetables, pencil lead, beef jerky, light vinaigrette, chocolates, coke, mocha, eucalyptus, dark coffee and black pepper.
Full-bodied, smooth, bold and elegant, with medium acidity and long legs.
Dry on the palate and extremely fruity with blackberries, sweet cherries, black currants, cedar, earth, vanilla, licorice, spices, chocolates, tobacco, mocha, coke, light vegetables, pencil lead and peppercorn.
Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy raspberries.
This 11 year old Napa Cabernet is peaking now. So yummy and delicious. Showing great complexity and a wonderful mouthfeel.
Good right out of the bottle, but way better after 2 hours of airtime. Needs 90 minutes to show the tannins.
This is a one that you can have all by itself, and talk about with friends. I loved the nose, and kept smelling on it for a long time.
A blend of 84% Cabernet Sauvignon and 16% Merlot. Aged in French oak barrels for 26 months (95% new).
14.5% alcohol by volume.
$100 (current vintage).