Hendry Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvest took place September 19-20. After a warm extended maceration, the wine is aged between 21-24 months in 90-100% new French oak barrels. 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Saturated, dense, ruby color. Initial aromas of smoke, spice and dark, mouthwatering blackcurrant fruit. Front palate soft and full, with a gentle transition to the grip of the back palate. Full-bodied, complex. Flavors include dark bittersweet chocolate, deep, dark berry and spice. Sweet oak and herbal notes of bay or eucalyptus emerge with air, adding to the interest and complexity. With wines at this end of the spectrum, grilled and braised meats always come to mind, especially when accented with bay, thyme, rosemary or even chimichurri.