highlands vineyards in Napa's Chiles
Valley, this is a young Cab. There is
a heart of blackberry and currant fruit,
and good acidity. Try cellaring for a
couple of years. — Wine Enthusiast,
dark ruby/purple-tinged 2002 Cabernet
Sauvignon offers attractive earthy,
black currant, and subtle oak aromas.
This Bordeaux-styled red possesses
good structure, a certain lightness
and maturity and clean pure, black
currant fruit, as well as hints of
licorice and spice. It is a nicely
Cabernet that should drink well for
10-12 years. -- Robert Parker's
of cherries, minerals and a touch of
violets, this full-bodied bottling
leads with fairly ripe fruit in the
mouth. It becomes increasingly tannic
following a fairly supple start on
the palate, but it has the stuffing
needed to balance its astringency and
forecast a fine future. -- Connoisseurs'
Guide to California Wine, 90 Points.