2015 Cornell Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County
Winemaker Notes: The mountain immediately begins to reveal its many layers through the rich aromas of red fruit, a mix of dried and fresh herbs and graphite. The barrel influence is a subtle backdrop to the layers of fresh forest floor, wet stone and black currant. Red plum and fresh blackberry fill the mouth leading to the rich and classical structure.The wine’s refined texture and elegant tannins belie its youth. Approachable now, the 2015 Cornell Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon will age with grace and will continue to reveal its layers for many years to come. 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot, 7% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc. Elevage: 20 months in 62% new oak barrels (100% French)
James Suckling - "Blueberries and blackberries with licorice. Black truffles. So much blue fruit on the nose and palate. Full body and beautiful tannins that are layered and powerful. Drinking beautifully now."
Vinous - "Just bottled two weeks before this tasting, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is a total knock out. Creamy, ample and explosive, the 2015 has a level of richness and textural intensity that have eluded previous vintages. An exotic mélange of dark cherry jam, plum, menthol, licorice, leather and spice build as the 2015 shows off its arresting beauty. The 2015 is a mere infant, but it is alluring, sensual and incredibly inviting. Drinking window 2020- 2035. 95+"
|Country||USA - California|
|Grape Varietals||Cabernet Sauvignon|