The palate is big and chewy with plums, black cherries and licorice and a mouthwatering magic carpet ride finish.
Blackberry, Cherry, Graphite, Licorice, Plum
Appellation: Atlas Peak 100%
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Alcohol by volume: 14.1%
Drink/Hold: Now and through 2021
This wine comes to us from one of my favorite producers up on Atlas Peak, an area rapidly becoming renowned for its Cabernet Sauvignon after a flirtation with Sangiovese in the 80's and early 90's. In fact, for our ultra-premium offering, Hughes Wellman, we source from an incredible series of vineyards that straddles Atlas Peak AVA and the Pritchard Hill area. This is Cab country folks.
Lot 327 2008 Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon, is a stunning example of what can be achieved from Atlas Peaks high-elevation vineyards. Rich, delicious and with structure out the wazoo, this Cabernet from the tremendous 2008 vintage accurately reflects the ripe vintage.