Boysenberry and blackberry are joined by brambles on the nose. On the palate, huge fruit is joined by pencil lead unsweetened and milk chocolate, and hints of espresso. Mouth-feel is huge and round, tannins are dusty. Drink with a bone-in Strip. Highly Recommended. 93 points. DBH

WHO: Silverado Vineyards
WHAT: Cabernet Sauvignon
WHEN: 2013
WHERE: Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California
HOW MUCH: $125 (media sample)

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