2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Larkmead Vineyard

Publications

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

Author

Josh Raynolds

Date

May/June 2007

Award

93-95

Review

Dark purple. Remarkably spicy and vibrant on the nose, with powerful cassis, kirsch, espresso and rose pastille aromas and a subtle iron note. Intense red and dark fruit flavors are powered by vibrant minerality and framed by fine but solid tannins. Exotic spice notes come up on the long, stunningly sweet finish. "These vines are just coming into their majority," Ramey said.

Wine

2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Larkmead Vineyard