The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve reveals opulent, complex flavors with great structure and a long finish. On the palate, dark fruits, mocha and black pepper prevail. The wine is a blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc, and 2% Petite Verdot, with the majority of the Cabernet Sauvignon being sourced from Stagecoach Vineyards in the Pritchard Hill region of Napa Valley.
The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is multi-layered with initial hints of spice followed by a core of black cherry, tea leaves and vanilla - a full-bodied, balanced wine with fine tannins. The wine is a blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Petite Verdot, with the majority of the Cabernet Sauvignon being sourced from Rafael Vineyards in the Oak Knoll region of Napa Valley.
The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon imparts aromas of dark fruits, spice, and anise on the nose, and features flavors of mocha and black cherries with a hint of cedar. This rich, full-bodied wine shows great structure with balanced acidity and fine tannins. While savory today, this wine should continue to mature with age. The wine is a blend of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 3% Petite Verdot, and 2% Cabernet Franc, with the majority of the Cabernet Sauvignon being sourced from Rafael Vineyards in the Oak Knoll region of Napa Valley.
The 2011 Pinot Noir exhibits aromas of fresh berries, pomegranate and cloves. This Pinot has great acidity balanced with fruit and a very juicy mid palate. The wine is 100% Pinot Noir sourced primarily from Split Rock Vineyards in the Sonoma Coast region of Sonoma Valley.