"We craft our Cabernet Sauvignon with minimal intervention, farming our vineyards naturally, without artificial pesticides or herbicides. This wine is packed with rich aromas of black cherry and licorice with a hint of mocha and vintage leather. Its full body and fine-grained tannins make it the perfect partner with grilled steak, rack of lamb or roasted duck."
"The 2011 Ladera Howell Mountain Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon displays classic characteristics of cooler vintage conditions. Pure fruit expressions of wild berry, currants and ripe plum are highlighted with notes of cassis, cocoa and fresh oak spice. As the wine sits in the glass, it reveals an intriguing mineral element that adds to its appeal. The palate is pure and focused, layered with black fruits, sweet oak, supple tannins and great structure."
Bing cherry, kirsch, and dark chocolate aromas are complemented by hints of cardamom, star anise, and clove. A note of dried sage builds upon the earthy minerality redolent of crushed rock. Supple, supportive tannins create a velvety texture and lengthy f