Opaque ruby in the glass. Blueberry, charcoal, sasparilla, vanilla and blackberry pie. A stunning nose that also includes some black licorice and a mineral note. The palate of this Napa Cab is super smooth- blue and black fruits, oak nuance, spice and beautiful structure await. The tannins are so well integrated it’s obscene. The acidity balances but doesn’t overpower the whole melange of fruit, tannic grip and tartness. This wine has mouthfeel out of this world with gobs of primary fruit and structure that will make it cellarworthy till 2028 but why wait? You can taste and smell the California sunshine in this one folks. It’s stunning right now and gets 96 points from me. Probably one of the best Cabs I have come across. Pricy at two bones, it’s a treat to behold. 5 stars for its near perfection. Salut….