This is an opulent cabernet from Mount Veeder, classic in its Napa styling, but not so overblown as to be undrinkably dense. Bold currant notes are complemented by tea leaf and some coffee bean notes, with a back end that showcases bittersweet licorice and a touch of molasses. Hints of florals and a lingering patchouli note add some nuance to what is a surprisingly versatile wine considering its density and youth.
A- / $44 / mtveeder.com
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