Wine Spectator | Rating: 90Beautifully crafted and elegantly styled, with ripe, smooth currant, plum, blackberry and ginger snap flavors that glide across the palate. Rich and concentrated, this wine makes a statement with its finesse and grace, finishing with ripe, fine-grained tannins. 900 cases made.Author: James Laube
Self | Rating: 91Wow, still too young! needs couple oh hrs decanting. Its should be at its peak in next 2-3 yrs. Has it all to be a great or CA classic cabernet.Drink Dates: 2011-2016Author: Jito72
California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like , , , and in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. and continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 40 bottles owned
- 24 collectors
- Average collector rating: 91
(Out of 24 collectors)