Winemaker's Notes (2017 Vintage)
"Our 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon features fruit from our own Borden Vineyard in the Lodi AVA as well as fruit from vineyards in Santa Barbara County and Sonoma County. The vineyards are a collection of fruit that produce full bodied, concentrated wines.
This 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep red and violet in color. It opens with lively aromas of bright cherry, sweet vanilla and black tea. The palate is smooth and bold with captivating flavors of red fruit, plum, cocoa and a touch of spice. It's balanced acidity and soft tannins lead to a lingering, fruit forward finish. This elegant California Cabernet style is nicely restrained from excessive oak and alcohol."
Reviews for the 2016 vintage below…
91/100 Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, February 2019 (2016 Vintage)
"A stylish cabernet, the wine shows lifted aromas of dark plum, dried cherry, vanilla and toasty oak characters with subtle smoked game complexity. The palate is succulent and wonderfully weighted, displaying fleshy mouthfeel and fine texture, leading to a lingering spicy finish. Elegant and refined. At its best: now to 2022."