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Venge - Cabernet Sauvignon Family Reserve
A full bodied wine, deep ruby in color, blackberry, ceder and currant on the pallet, with a long smooth finish. An outstanding wine. Cellar for at least 2 more years before opening. It has not yet developed the multi-dimensional flavors Venge is known for.
Caymus - Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
Plums, clove, oak, balanced, agreeable, smooth, light earth and black fruit. Jammy and glycerin Not ready to drink yet lay down for 2 years.
Chateau Montelena - Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley (Calistoga)
Dry, earth and gravel. A great steak wine.
Black fruit and some earth. A lackluster wine with a short finish.
Provenance - Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford
Dried currant and cherry on the nose. Dry cherry, oak, leather, saddle and tar on the palate. Rutherford dust, cigar box and a hint of licorice ends with a nice long finish. Paired with a T-bone.