The Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 is dark garnet in color. Aromas of boysenberry, black cherry, violets and mocha. Floral and black fruit notes dominate the palate, with rich jammy fruit to round it out. A big Cabernet Sauvignon with inky fruit and chewy, supple tannins.
Blend: 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Malbec, 5% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 3% Merlot
"A sleek, soft cabernet, this hints at its mountain origins in scents of green peppercorn, black mushroom and beefy tannins. For now, the plum skin flavors and round, fruity richness lend those tannins sweetness, turning them toward dark chocolate. Give this a few years in the cellar and it should grow more expressive."
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