2012 Cannonball Cabernet Sauvignon
From the Winery: "Winemaker Dennis Hill’s deep knowledge of the best California Cabernet Sauvignon climates, soil types and vineyards, coupled with long-term relationships with premiere growers, allow sourcing for the finest grapes to craft the ultimate Cannonball flavor profile.An exciting revival of a classic style. It has the best characteristics of traditional California and old world Bordeaux. is vintage was aged 15 months in French oak, 35% new oak. Features aromatic tiers of ripe mulberry, spiced black tea and purple floral notes. Ample at its core with flavors of cherry flambé, Oaxacan chocolate and roasted hazelnut, all contributing to tremendous depth, leading to a long and unstinting finish. Pairs beautifully with lamb chops, roasted duck, cassoulet, black and bleu burger, grilled eggplant, Stilton and dark chocolate chip cookies!"