2013, La Sirena, Cabernet Sauvignon, Calistoga, Napa Valley, California, 14.8% Alc, CT97.4 RP95
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Heidi Barrett (Winemaker) Notes
Our beautiful 2013 Cabernet is deep dark blackberry in color with open aromas of ripe berries and all the black fruits, currants, plums, and blackberries. Very pure and concentrated with lovely french oak nuances and layers. Across the palate this is about as good as it gets. Delicious, expressive, explosive yet refined. Perfect balance and ripeness. It has the right amount of chewy textural tannins in the mid palate with amazing length. This is a blockbuster vintage and a great example of Cabernet Sauvignon at its best. Impressive right out of the shoot but will prove to be quite age worthy as well.
95+ Points Robert Parker
More tannic, structured and masculine is the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, emerging from the same grape sources with the identical blend to the 2012. The wine has an inky purple color, a slightly more restrained nose of blackberry and blueberry fruit with cassis pushing through along with licorice, charcoal and graphite. This is dense, tannic, full-bodied wine that needs to be cellared for another 3-4 years and drunk over the following 20-25.