2016 Round Pond Estate, Rutherford, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
This flagship Estate Cabernet Sauvignon evolves in the glass with alluring aromas of ripe blueberries, black cherry, star anise, baking spices, and minerality reflective of our infamous “Rutherford Dust.” Elegant and dark, this wine gracefully dances across the palate with flavors ranging from lush blackberry preserve, rhubarb pie, and sage. Supple and layered with refined tannins, the mid-palate is enhanced with notes of mocha leading to chocolate-covered cherries on the finish.
Blend: 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot, 7% Malbec, 1% Merlot
93 pts Wine Enthusiast
92 pts James Suckling
92 pts Vinous
90 pts Robert Parker