The 2005 Oakville Cabernet is incredibly aromatic, with layers of red cherry, fresh and baked
berries, dark chocolate and spice accented by hints of minerality, vanilla, toffee, wintergreen mint and tobacco.
and silky upon entry, the palate is equally intense, with rich, round fl avors of sweet cherry, currant, tobacco and
baking spices. Supple, chewy tannins support a long, persistent fi nish with dark berries, minerality, toasty oak,
and toffee notes. This wine may be enjoyed now or cellared for ten years or more.
The grapes were harvested throughout the month of October 2005.
Bottling in April 2007.
The juice was pumped
over traditionally and macerated on the skins for up to 31 days before being pressed to barrel for malolactic
The wine was aged in French oak barrels for 16 months.