Nose

The leading aroma is dominated by melted black and red licorice candy smells followed up by super-ripe or sun-baked blackberries.

Palate

The oak contributes a vanilla extract headiness to the fruit and spice. This wines is the perfect cold weather sipping wine!

Growing Conditions

Wine lots and barrels selected for ‘The Point” Cabernet Sauvignon don’t necessarily come from a particular spot on the estate (à la Vineyard Designate), but rather share common flavor and structural attributes that highlight explosive fruit, spicy wood, mouth-filling tannins, and alcoholic warmth. Most of you have visited the winery and taken the walk out to look over the Napa Valley from our promontory. The heady aromatics and sun-drenched fruit flavors of “The Point” are inspired by this lofty view. Everything about the 2013 ‘The Point’ cabernet evokes the shimmering hot summer days up here on the mountain. There is something ‘melted’ about this wine. The leading aroma is dominated by melted black and red licorice candy smells followed up by super-ripe or sun-baked blackberries. The oak contributes a vanilla extract headiness to the fruit and spice. This wines is the perfect cold weather sipping wine!

Aging

29 months in 33% new oak, 75% French, 25% American

Appearance

The color is like reddish black tar.