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The 2010 PlumpJack Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is a dense, opulent wine that honors its Oakville terroir with great str...Read more...
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A gorgeous core of juicy red fruit announces the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2010 stands out for its expressive, supple personality. There is more than enough fruit for the 2010 to drink well early. The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the more approachable wines of the vintage. It should drink well pretty much upon release. Raspberry jam, flowers and cinnamon add lift on the floral, perfumed finish. This is a lovely showing from Plumpjack. In 2010 the new oak, 80%, is a little more evident than is typically the case. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025. (100% cabernet sauvignon): Good deep ruby. Blueberry, cassis and licorice aromas accented by notes of eucalyptus and pepper. Juicy, pure and intense, with a subdued sweetness to the rather cool black fruit, spice and mint flavors. Some subtle green notes reminded me of a Medoc wine on the finish, which features fairly suave tannins. "We picked on the early side because we liked the flavors," noted assi...
The 2010 PlumpJack Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is a dense, opulent wine that honors its Oakville terroir with great structure and balance. Notes of blackberry and cherry on the nose carry over onto the palate, and intriguing threads of black pepper, mint, vanilla and spice throughout the aromas and flavors enhance the wine's complexity.
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