A delicious Cabernet at a terrific price. Smooth, rich and juicy, with tiers of lively black cherry, wild berry and blackberry fruit that are deeply concentrated with a supple, elegant mouthfeel. On the finish the tannins show some grip and a nice dusty, —James Laube
Dark, rich, intense and concentrated, with plush blueberry, wild berry and black cherry fruit that's well-focused, deep and persistent. Shows off plenty of rich tannic strength, but in the end it's the fruit that shines through. Drink now through 2008. 50 —James Laube
Alluring aromas of crushed raspberry, cassis and blackberry fruit, with a racy palate of fruit, spice and toast. Smoky finish, but a nice underlying layer of cassis lingers as well. This really blossoms in the glass too. Debut of Mike Dobrovic's (of Mulde —James Molesworth
Round and spicy with cedar, berry and fresh tobacco aromas and flavors. Medium- to full-bodied, with fine tannins and a long finish. Beauty. Best after 2008. 1,150 cases made. From Piedmont, Italy. —James Suckling
Very pure and focused, with its grapefruit, apricot and mineral flavors getting support from a lively structure. It's certainly rich, yet maintains more of a classical profile for the vintage. Excellent length. Drink now through 2020. 400 cases made. From —Bruce Sanderson
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