Cameron Hughes Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Lot 200 2008
Notes: Deep crimson with a matching rim. With enticing aromas of dark chocolate, blueberry, raspberry, and blackberries, this stunning Cab shows what's best from Chalk Hill. A rich mouthfeel underpinned by chocolaty oak pairs with well-proportioned tannins. With impeccable balance and a lingering finish, this big wine is the perfect "go-to" Cab. Cameron Confidential: This is one of a few Chalk Hill Cabs that are sourced from one of the most beautiful vineyards I have ever seen (grapes always seem to grow best in beautiful places). This wine is our 3rd and best vintage to come out of this grower/winery. It's huge—spanning more than 500 acres, several hundred of which are planted to grapes and almost all of which are hillside with little nooks and crannies that create a variety of microclimates. The vineyard is the source of many different grape varietals for something like 20 small, ultra-premium brands (though we control all the Cabernet off the vineyard). The winery that was previously buying the fruit was putting it into its $60 Cabernet.
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
Zingy cherries and spice on the nose. Medium bodied, sweet, slightly cloying, enjoyable.
Delicious and really coming into its own.
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Two and a half glasses
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