Shinas Estate The Verdict Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
This has a dark plum color with a slight crimson hue. It showcases aromas of ripe blackberries, vanilla and dark chocolate leading into a palate packed with riveting flavors of black cherry, red plums, and ripe strawberries. With a solid-built frame of tannin and crisp acid, the wine manages to find balance with the equitable amount of plush texture.
Herb, cedar and cassis flavors are smooth and spicy, with notes of tobacco, licorice and sage that linger on the finish. The tannins offer appealing traction. Drink now through 2029.