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Dense, saturated color. The initial nose is blueberry compote, blackberries, and a whiff of pine resin and sawdust be...Read more...
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Our Cabernet is very dark to the rim and has a complex aroma of cinnamon toast, red and black fruits, Christmas spices, nutmeg, coffee, and a hint of gun powder. Every time I go back to the glass I seem to find something new. On the palate it has very long, fine-grained, slightly chalky tannins, perfect acid balance, and a beautiful glycerin feeling that gives it tremendous length in its finish.
Dense, saturated color. The initial nose is blueberry compote, blackberries, and a whiff of pine resin and sawdust behind the classic cabernet note of cassis. As I taste an open bottle over several days, the wine changes dramatically, with additional layers of aromas, including tobacco, more black fruits, and vanilla revealing themselves. I'm always pleased when a wine does this, as it's a wonderful harbinger that it will continue to gain complexity in bottle for years to come. The palate of this cab is just gorgeous, with a lush, mouth-coating texture. The tannin content is high but the tannins are very ripe, fine-grained, and long. The wine finishes with an endless glycerin sweetness for which Leonetti wines are known.
2953 cases produced.
Notes: New and Neutral
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