93 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 3 percent Merlot, 3 percent Petit Verdot, 1 percent Malbec.
This blockbuster vintage is a pure expression of Cabernet Sauvignon, with dark purple color, full aromas of cassis, tobacco, and licorice, and ripe acidity. Powerful and rich, it boasts deep layers of complex flavor and a concentrated finish.
650 Cases Produced
94-97 Points - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
“…tips the scales at a lofty 15.1 percent alcohol, but it is neither hot nor heavy….This low-acid, full-bodied 2001 possesses tremendous intensity, a massive palate impression, and no trace of heaviness or heat from its high-octane style. The tannin is sweet but clearly noticeable. Give it 3-4 years of cellaring and drink it over the following two decades.”
96 Points - Jim Laube, The Wine Spectator
“Dark, rich, and intense, with dusty berry, chocolate, cedar, and currant flavors that spread out on the palate, offering complexity and concentration, supported by firm, ripe tannins&hellip:”
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