"Leading off the 2013s, the 2013 Walla Walla Cabernet Sauvignon comes all from estate vineyard and is 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot and 7% Malbec, all of which spent 22 months in new and once used French oak. It’s vibrant purple color is followed by classic notes of crème de cassis, violets, tobacco leaf, lead pencil shavings and graphite. This full-bodied, ripe, yet still elegant Cabernet (which checks in at 14.7% alcohol) has terrific purity, ripe, polished tannin and a great finish. It has the purity and finesse to drink beautifully today, but it will have 20-25 years of overall longevity." Robert Parker 96 Points
Classic Leonetti Cabernet from a remarkable vintage. We are so blessed to have several incredible vineyards which all contribute unique characteristics to our Cab and its remarkably consistent quality.
Vineyards: Seven Hills, Loess, Mill Creek, Upland Serra, Pedace, Leonetti Old Block
Aging Profile: 22 months in new and once filled French oak barrels
Varietal Composition: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot, 7% Malbec
Dark and brooding, our 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon has a beautiful nose of blackberries, blue fruits, spices, and black tea, perfectly framed by a light touch of toasted French oak. As a warm year in the Walla Walla Valley, Cabernet truly shined and yielded deliciously generous wine with a long, pure finish.