Palate

Power-packed monster, very ripe black cherry and cassis, tar and camphor...a broad flood of texture across the palate, rich ripe and huge middle, chocolate-cherry-coffee flavors, firm chewy youthful tannins in the finish, balanced with ample acidity.

Growing Conditions

Regions: Napa, Sonoma

Bottling

Bottled: Dec. 2006.

Winemaking

Fermentation: Stainless steel.

Aging

Cooperage: French Oak.