Showcasing the unique personalities of small hillside vineyards from Pritchard Hill, Oakville and Rutherford, the 2002 Napa Valley Cabernet delivers compelling aromas of mocha, ripe berries, tobacco and sweet oak spice. The wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, complex, rich and
focused. With a deep core of black fruit and traces of briar and vanilla, it turns chocolaty and long on the palate with serious, integrated tannins.
"The 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon's aromas benefit from aeration, beginning life closed and austere, but picking up speed to reveal wonderfully cedary, black currant fruit nicely nuanced by smoky new oak. Medium to full-bodied and elegant, with admirable purity, expansiveness, and balance..."
The Wine Advocate