Sunday, March 01, 2009
Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 "Limited Release" wine review by (PB)
On my last trip to L.A. I snagged this Cab from the classic 04 Napa vintage on the basis of the vintage alone.
It has a crystalline presentation with a black garnet hue and nice earthy aromas on opening but dissipate over an hour or so of breathing. Then all kinds of good stuff emerges like fresh cherry, bitter chocolate with herbs and spices; complex; extraordinary for the price of $20!
Palate--a little thinner mouth feel than I would expect but delightful ultra-fruity flavors with an impression of a sweet palate with chocolate, cedar, fruity red berries that drinks with a classy pure finish.
Finally! I snapped a prolonged streak of marginal to yucky wines. This wine won't be easy to find but if you chance upon it, snatch it up in whatever quantities you find. This will drink well for a few more years and it is a bargain at the price. Raise a glass!
Posted by PB at 5:28 PM