2015 ORO, Cabernet Sauvignon, Boxed 3-pack
Baked cherries, toasted grain, cranberry tea, and hints of vanilla and caramel all combine into one very complex aromatic impression from the first moment this reserve wine is poured into the glass. On the palate, the wine shows weight, gravity, and integration. While tannins are present, they show as an element that has incorporated into the structure of the wine, rather than a separate component. As the wine lingers on the palate, the dark cherry and dusty blackberry notes outlast other flavors until they, too, slowly fade.
Selected from the best of the best of the 2015 vintage, this soft, complex, well-integrated wine demonstrates beautifully the intensity and complexity that Napa Valley’s western benchlands can produce in vineyards with limited yields and rocky soils.