100% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% new French oak work together to build one powerful, deeply expressive wine with heady aromas of black currant, plum and cedar. The full-bodied, juicy palate bursts with currant and black cherry flavors accented by cloves and supported by bold, grainy tannins. Tuck this aside for just a year or two and then dive into those deep, dark layers.
Made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon State Ranch was aged for 18 months in French oak, 50% new. Deep garnet-purple in color, the nose is redolent of chocolate-covered cherries, blackberry preserves and black currant jelly with touches of wild sage, cast iron pan and cardamom with a waft of cumin seed. Full-bodied, the palate bursts with crunchy black fruit and loads of spicy accents, supported by firm grainy tannins and tons of freshness, finishing long and lively