Both of these wines showed well, with the 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon (94% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Malbec, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc) revealing slightly more structure as well as a more reserved style. This impressive endowed 2009 exhibits lots of creme de cassis, licorice, violets and new oak. A big, full-bodied wine with tannin to shed, so it may require some additional bottle age. Both wines are multi-AVAs from five vineyards spread across Napa Valley. It should last two decades. (RP)
A rich, velvety red with sweet-berry and cherry character. Full body, velvety tannins and a medium finish. This needs three to four years of bottle age to soften.
(includes 3% Petit Verdot, 2% Malbec and 1% Cabernet Franc; mostly from Coombsville fruit): Saturated ruby. Medicinal black cherry, blackberry liqueur and licorice on the very ripe nose. Fat and thick but not heavy, with a strong acid spine supporting the flavors of dark berries and dusty spices. Finishes with big, chewy, slightly tough tannins that will require a minimum of five or six years of aging. Shows a surprising light touch for such a big boy. Rebeka Wineburg makes this wine, with Celia Welch consulting here since 2008. 91+ (ST)
Richly layered and impressive, this is made in a fruit-forward, oaky style. The blackberry and cassis flavors are wrapped in tiers of toast and caramel, with soft, luscious tannins providing structure. It finishes with a fine, firm minerality, like a lick of lead pencil.
Intense and potent, with a rich mix of lead pencil, graphite, dark and dried berry, cedar and anise flavors. Maintains its intensity and persistence on the long, chewy finish. Drink now through 2022. (JL)
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