Terra Valentine Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District 2008
The nose opens with aromas of spicy cedar, boysenberry, bright fruit and eucalyptus. A candied fruit lingers on the mid palette with a finish of well balanced acidity. Drink now through 2014. This is a blend of 92% Cabernet Sauvignon (72% Wurtele & 28% Yverdon), 5% Merlot, and 3% Cabernet Franc.
High above the Napa Valley on Spring Mountain, Terra Valentine is a small production Cabernet Sauvignon house making intense and beautiful estate wines since 1996.
Drinking window: Drink between 2012 and 2018 (based on 1 user opinion) Community Tasting Notes (average 91.7 pts. and median of 92 pts. in 3 notes) - Tasted by MattMauldin on 8/22/2012 & rated 92 points: Napa Valley Vintners- wines at Wine Bloggers Conference trade tasting; 8/16/2012-8/22/2012 (Portland, OR): Begins with blueberry, bitter chocolate and cassis. The palate shows dried blue fruit, cracked pepper and sage. Rustic and brawny in feel with firm tannin and full finishing notes. Very nice. (436 views) Tasted by Mosborne76 on 11/25/2011 & rated 93 points: Dry, pairs well with a lot of foods. Not very fruit forward, but still bright. Bold flavor. Delicious at this time.