WE 91 Pts - According to Wine Enthusiast - Textbook Napa Cab. It’s dry, smoothly tannic and subtle, with blackberry, cassis and dark chocolate flavors nicely intrigued with herbs, tobacco and cedar. Just delicious now and for the next few years.
According to Wine Advocate - The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon is a terrific value. Mint, violets, black cherries, licorice and tar are some of the nuances that emerge from this gorgeous, fruit-driven Cabernet Sauvignon. Readers will be hard pressed to find another wine that delivers this much quality for the money. In 2009 the blend is 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 2% Syrah, 1% Petit Verdot and 1% Malbec. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2016.
Tasting Notes - Deep, dense and concentrated, the flavors echo intense aromas of blueberry, bramble and cassis intermingled with cocoa, cinnamon and sweet, toasty oak. Bold, yet supple on the palate, the dark, richly fruity flavors are balanced by a bright acidity and long finish.