Paul Hobbs CrossBarn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Aromas of blackberries, fresh figs, clove and graphite lead to a palate of bakers' chocolate, sandalwood and black plum. Polished tannins and a round mouthfeel frame this crimson-colored wine. This is an elegant and food friendly wine to be shared with friends and family.
Wine AdvocateThis wine is composed of 92% Cabernet Sauvignon with 3% Cabernet Franc, 3% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot. Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley opens with spicy cassis and blueberry tart notions plus underlying bay leaves, cedar, pencil lead and smoked meat notes. Full-bodied, rich, concentrated and packed with black berry and spice box flavor layers, it has a firm backbone of grainy tannins and instills plenty of freshness on the finish.
Wine SpectatorDusty, savory herb, dill and cedar flavors stand amid dried dark berry fruit, ending with the same core flavors. Drink now through 2021. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 13,482 cases made.