Heitz Wine Cellars Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1987, Napa Valley, California

Dark ruby in color with a brick rim.

Soft nose of red and black fruits, wet leaves, herbs, black pepper, must, tobacco leaf, earth, light wood and dark coffee.

Medium plus in body, smooth and elegant, with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with blueberries, plums, cherries, light oak, licorice, spices, coffee, earth, cola, light vegetables, herbs, pencil lead and peppercorn.

Long finish with round tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from the very famous Martha’s Vineyard in
Napa Valley.

This 35 year old is drinking very nicely now. Nice to see how it held up.

Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel. Elegant and tasty. Showing nice complexity at this point.

A little muted right out of the bottle, and needed a few minutes to open up. Even better after an hour of airtime.

Thank you John for sharing this with me.

Good by itself or with food. I paired it with a pizza with prosciutto and arugula. Delish.

13.5% alcohol by volume.

93 points.



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