2016 Sill Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford
Our 2016 très Cabernet Sauvignon, Georges de Latour Rutherford, Napa is crafted utilizing classic, Premier Grand Cru Bordeaux-style techniques from grapes grown and harvested from the legendary superior Rutherford bench, Napa vineyards. Its beautiful deep ruby color, represents a blend of 96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot and 1% Petit Verdot. If wines were actors, perhaps it might be described best as having the charm, style, finesse and elegance of John F. Kennedy. Gorgeous deep dark Ruby with aromas of sweet berry fruit and hints floral, herb and complex spice, each waft brings a new scent. On the palate cherry and sweet blackberry and with layers of complex flavors of cacao, vanilla spice, gentle earthy notes and splendid restrained oak tones. Described as “absolutely exceptional” it will drink well upon release and will continue to age gracefully over many years. This wine is now available for release and will ship on/after October 1, 2019 thus, first come first served basis. Only 300 bottles were produced. We may make many compromises in life, but never with our wines. Some wines are worth remembering, a rare few are unforgettable.