From vineyards in Coombsville, Atlas Peak Foothills and Spring Mountain, the 2012 Ilaria Cabernet Sauvignon reveals graceful layers of dark fruits including black cherry, blackcurrant and blackberry. This wine possesses striking balance and finesse. Aromas of spring flowers and crushed rock are interlaced with graphite and toasty oak that lend to its complexity. The wine possesses a soft and silky mouthfeel and polished finish.
Blend: 92% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Petit Verdot
Readers looking for a more elegant, restrained and streamlined red should check out the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon. Deep black cherry and blackcurrant fruit intertwined with notes of licorice, graphite and toast are present in this medium to full-bodied, elegant, pure, well-textured, stylish Cabernet. Enjoy it over the next decade.