Grape: 88.2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6.2% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot, 1.1% Syrah, .5% Malbec, .5% Cabernet Franc, .5% Petit Verdot
Tasting Notes: Blackberry, Dark Chocolate, Oak, Herbs
With over 45 harvests under their belts, and the second generation of winemaking Cakebreads now running the winery, this little family winery has become one of the most successful and respected wineries in America.
This quintessential Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a perfectly balanced wine that is approachable now yet will age beautifully. It is balanced, structured, full-bodied, with bright acidity firm tannins soft texture and a long finish. The fruit forward palate gives flavors of blackberry, boysenberry, plum, dark chocolate. leather, oak, vanilla, and notes of minerals and undertones of dried herbs and tilled earth. Try with lamb burgers or fire-roasted portobello mushrooms.