Aromas of dark chocolate, mint, boysenberry and currant followed by flavors of vanilla, toffee, and cassis. well balanced tannins, beautiful color and a rich mouthfeel.
This Cabernet Sauvignon is an artistic blend of wines made from hillside grapes grown in the valleys of Sonoma and Dry Creek. For balance, structure and complexity, Cabernet Sauvignon wines from Lake County and Alexander Valley round out the blend.
The fruit for this wine was harvested in late September/October after 2002's exceptional, mild growing season. Following fermentation in stainless steel tanks, the wine was aged for twenty-four months in 60 gallon French and American oak barrels.