"The nose is still tightly wound, taking plenty of air to reveal deep aromas of cassis, tobacco, licorice and coffee with top notes of violet and graphite. The palate is full-bodied and powerful, with a firm grain and concentrated fruits, and it finishes very long, layered and uplifted." 94rp
75% Cabernet, 21% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot, aged 20 months in air dried American oak (48% new). From the Monte Bello vineyard.