The Beverage Testing Institute: 80 points (Recommended) - "Deep garnet hue. Generous sweet herb aromas. A lean entry leads to a moderately light-bodied palate with angular tannins. A crisp quaffer. Drink up."
Bold aromas of plum and cherry are beautifully balanced with hints of vanilla spice. The soft tannins and toasty oak on the palate pair nicely with grilled steak with braised meats.
Cabernet from this 30-year-old vineyard always delivers power, structure and rich concentrated black fruit. This is a big shouldered wine with aromas and flavors of blackberry jam.
Bold medium-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon delivers aromas of cherry blossoms and rose petals, with a perfect balance of earth, mineral and deep berry flavors, and a soft tannin finish.
Firm, tight and tannic, this is a tightly wound '96 that needs patience, as the chunky core of currant, spice, coffee, mineral and earth notes needs time to soften and evolve.
Dense, rich and earthy, with complex mineral, currant, anise and sage flavors that unfold gracefully and persist on the firm finish.
Black cherry, raspberries, and touches of black currant, finishing with soft tannins and a fresh acidity. Aroma: Bursting black cherry and raspberries with a hint of almond.
Classic, rich Cabernet Sauvignon with bold, concentrated flavors. Slow Press winemaking develops smooth tannins and a velvety finish.
Hogue Cabernet Sauvignon is a full, fruity wine with intense aromas of black cherry, anise and vanilla, flavors of dark fruit, caramel and cocoa, and firm structure.
This dark brick red colored wine has classic Bordeaux aromas of currant and ripe plum with pencil lead and earthy, clay notes followed by scents of new leather and black olives. The palate is very supple with a core of cassis and black cherry fruit, layered with hints of wild strawberry and yellow plum. The finish is silky with refined French oak flavors intermingled with vanilla and subtle oak character.
Lively ruby red. Fragrant, appealing herbaceous aromas allied with bell pepper notes. Medium-bodied and fresh, with well-delineated fruit, smooth tannins and a clean, graceful finish. A versatile accompaniment to red meats, stews and casseroles.
Grapes were sourced from both Lodi and Monterey. This full-bodied yet smooth Cabernet Sauvignon displays soft tannins with primary fruit flavors of blackberries, dark cherries and plums. These layers of dark fruits melt with the tastes of mocha and toasty oak and end with a long and silky finish.