Nose

Ripe and concentrated on the nose, the 2004 vintage offers exquisite aromas of currant, blackberry, black cherry and raspberry, laden with dark chocolate, clove and tobacco.

Palate

This medium to full-bodied Cabernet boasts a soft, supple texture of ripe cherry and blackberry, with an extended fi nish highlighted by black cherry, tobacco and brown cinnamon. This wine may be enjoyed now or cellared for 10 years or more.

Harvest

The grapes were harvested in early September.

Bottling

The wine was bottled in May 2006.

Winemaking

Pumped over traditionally and macerated on the skins for 36-40 days. The wine was pressed to barrel for malolactic fermentation.

Aging

Aged in 75% new and 25% one-year-old heavily-toasted French oak barrels for 15-17 months.