Tag Archives | Cabernet Sauvignon
This vineyard’s preponderance of very well-drained, volcanic Cortina soils are catnip for the Cabernet Sauvignon vine. The fruit here is intense and mineral, exploding from the glass with aromas of boysenberry, blackcurrant, crushed rock, and mocha. This is an absolute must for Cabernet enthusiasts.
94 Points Robert Parker “The 2013 Proprietary Red Mad Hatter, 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc and 10% Petit Verdot, is a big-time winner. It has a gorgeously deep ruby/purple color, a sweet kiss of licorice, blackcurrants, black cherries, camphor and incense. The wine is fragrant, with supple tannins, an opulent lushness and […]
Vinous / Antonio Galloni – “The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five offers up scents of lavender, cloves, menthol, licorice, spice and graphite. Savory, delineated and tightly wound, the 2014 is a picture perfect example of the vintage. Winemaker Elias Fernandez adds that the drought was more severe in 2014 than it was in 2013. This […]
95 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate ” The 2014 Proprietary Red Les Pavots is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 13% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot aged in mostly Taransaud barrels with a small helping of Darnajou thrown in. This wine is fabulous in the vintage, although certainly less profoundly concentrated and extracted, […]
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