Concentrated aromas of mature black fruit, with notes of caramel, dark chocolate, and toasted caramel. Ripe black cherry and plum on the palate, over soft vanilla, cedar, and hints of smoke. Integrated tannins on the balanced finish, with just a touch of earthiness. Delicious!
98% Cabernet Sauvignon; 2% Merlot
Producer: Paul Hobbs Winery
Retail price: $60
Food Pairing: Slow cooked, free-range veal Osso Bucco
Cellar Note: Can serve now but will mature with bottle aging.