A decreased berry set in May followed by sunny days and warm July nights brought the smaller-than-average crop of 1996 to maturity in mid-September. Showing deep color, the wines are bold and concentrated, with supple texture, lush flavors, and a smooth, lingering finish.
Cabernet Sauvignon 86%, Cabernet Franc 8%, Merlot 3% and Malbec 3%
19 Months in New French Oak
Our Aging Guideline Chart suggests: you can continue to hold this wine.