2008 Gundlach Bundschu Cabernet Sauvignon is produced
grown, sustainably farmed and hand-harvested fruit
from the Sonoma Valley. After blending in 5%
4% Cabernet Franc, and
3% Malbec, the wine was then aged 18
months in 100% French oak, 40% of which was new.
aromas of blueberry and cassis with wisps of violets
and lavender. Dense, vibrant flavors
of polished black fruit, including black currant, black
plum and blackberries, dusted with dark cocoa and a
touch of graphite. Concentrated and lush on the palate,
fruit, velvety texture, beautifully integrated oak notes
and round, smooth tannins. Bright acidity draws the rich
berry flavors through the exceptionally long finish.
upon release, with optimal cellaring time of 4 - 15
years from vintage.