2009 Laurel Glen Counterpoint displays aromas of cherry, red currant, caramel, mineral and earth. The wine is supple
and finely textured, with layers of mocha, ripe cherry, tobacco and truffle. Smooth, elegant, fresh and vibrant, this wine
"This Sonoma Mountain winery
changed hands in 2011. This garnet-purple
beauty, the first effort from winemaking team
Randall Watkins and consultant David
Ramey, offers up dry – and not especially
round – tannins and minerality. The palate
opens up to a spreading brownie cake melt
away effect along the tongue. At its very core
is sagebrush and tobacco, a dollop of white
pepper dots the juicy red cherry along the
earthy pat. Power and beauty play together in
"This is made from the winery's estate vineyard, but from lots not included in the main blend, which costs twice as much. You'll find plenty of tannins in this darkly colored, impressively concentrated 100% Cabernet. It's fresh, soft and juicy in blackberry and cherry jam flavors, with a rich earthiness. Editors' Choice."
Earthy & Spicy
Robust and delicious.
One of the best Cabernet wines for the money!
Smooth & Supple